A Museum Like No Other: The Pamintuan Mansion
Situated in Barangay Sto. Rosario in Angeles City Pampanga is the hope and pride of every Angelenos, the Pamintuan Mansion. This mansion was also known as the Museum of Philippine Social History since its inauguration back in 2015. But what makes this mansion so special and unique compared to all other mansions in the country? That’s what we will try to discover in this seem to be field trip article.
The Pamintuan Mansion is part of history.
This mansion holds tons of memories coming from the past decades. For instance, President Emilio Aguinaldo used this mansion as his headquarters during the battle with the Americans. From Kawit Laguna, Aguinaldo transferred his headquarters in the Pamintuan Mansion. This is where he carried out his different tasks as the first president of the republic.
It was also converted into an Angeles Hotel as operated by a Chinese businessman. It became a home for many American forces back in World War II. Eventually, it was converted into a satellite office of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) back in 1993 up to the year 2009. With these significant historical events that transpired in the Pamintuan mansion, it is indeed a treasure to behold.
The Pamintuan Mansion showcases the Filipino heritage.
A lot of efforts are being made to make the place as a hub of Filipino heritage. With that being said, being here is like taking a walk with all the variety of cultures and traditions of the country both before the colonization era up to the post-colonization times. Whatever adventure you are looking for when it comes to cultural heritage, the Pamintuan Mansion is here to serve as your to-go place.
The Pamintuan Mansion holds a vast collection.
May it is early literary works, books, drawings, paintings, sculptures, images, and almost everything, the place has it in store for you. May it be both on the aspect of religion or political point of the collection, the Pamintuan Mansion has something in its collection that will surprise you. Whatever type of form of art you are looking for, this mansion will have a spot for you.
The Pamintuan mansion is easily accessible.
With the availability of public utility vehicles around Angeles City, it will be impossible for you not to find the place. All you have to do is follow the direction given by the navigator or map, and you will surely reach your destination. Aside from that, Angelenos will be very warm and accommodating in helping you find the place. This is also a great way of meeting and mingling with the locals. Thus, making new friends in the area.
The Pamintuan Mansion has witnessed milestones of history. It has become a massive part of what we have been and what we have become. Visiting a historical place like this one is not just a form of a field trip for fun. It is more of a journey of going back in history in a much creative and significant way.
Address: Sto.Entierro, Angeles City
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