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  • Writer's pictureChristian Malnawa

Baguio City officials back plan of putting up presidential museum at The Mansion House

Updated: May 5

Baguio City, Philippines – A museum educating Filipinos and even foreign visitors about the country’s past and current leaders will soon be built at the Mansion House in Baguio City.


The museum called the Teus Museum has already had its building near Malacañang but plans to replicate said edifice in the summer capital was announced recently by First Lady Liza Marcos.


The move was backed by the city officials of Baguio, who further proposed a resolution to signify their support.


The resolution is set to be forwarded to the First Lady for her information and action.


In the resolution crafted, officials wrote that Baguio City is one of the notable cities in the country designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a Creative City for Crafts and Folk Arts. It was also identified as the Education Center of the North.

In addition to highlighting said titles, the resolution also acknowledges how the museum will raise historical awareness not only among locals but also among foreigners, thus making the museum is significant move.


As stated by the first lady in a YouTube interview, the museum will feature the history of the country’s presidents. A brief description of how they rose to power and their significant achievements during their reign shall also be highlighted.


The museum will also serve as storage for their memorabilia such as presidential attire, footwear, flags, and even the president’s sculptured bust.


Meantime, the first lady further disclosed that the plan to replicate Teus Museum outside Malacañang is for visiting people not to be troubled by stringent security measures being taken at the palace.