Museo Valenzuela

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Coordinates: 14°40′55″N 120°58′49″E / 14.68194°N 120.98028°E / 14.68194; 120.98028

Museo Valenzuela is a museum in Valenzuela in Metro Manila, Philippines. It is the city's historical and cultural landmark, named after Dr. Pío Valenzuela in 1963. Museo Valenzuela features collections of artifacts depicting the city's past and continuing development, it also serves as a repository of the city's rich heritage and a beacon of light to its people and guests. It is likewise a venue for historical, cultural, and artistic presentations as well as seminars and symposia on national and local issues.[1][2]

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The original museum of Valenzuela was the house where Dr. Pío Valenzuela, a hero in the struggle of freedom against Spain and in whose memory the old town of Polo was renamed, was born and saw the best years of his life. This same house was burned recently.

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  1. ^ de la Rama, Cher (9 February 2002). "'City with a Heart' Turns 4 Years Old". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Barona, Franco (18 March 1996). "Valenzuela Museum Launched". Manila Standard. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 

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