About the Museum
The Bahay Tsinoy is a building that house the Kaisa-Angelo King Heritage Center, a museum in Manila that documents the history, lives and contributions of the ethnic Chinese in the Philippine life and history. It aims to promote understanding between the Chinese and Filipino communities, and provide another venue for advocating patriotism to the Philippines. It opened in 1999. Its exhibits include lifelike dioramas depicting Chinese and mestizo (mixed Spanish Filipino) life in the parian (Chinese ghettos), old coins and porcelain, and a collection of photos. It also highlights aspects of culinary, religious and language history.