How to get the special edition National Museum beep™ cards

November 12, 2023

Get to know more about the special edition National Museum beep™ cards, including where to buy these beautifully designed cards.

In a groundbreaking move that aims to promote the rich cultural heritage and history of the Philippines, AF Payments Inc. (AFPI), the leading provider of contactless payment solutions in the Philippines, recently unveiled the National Museum beep™ cards. This is AFPI’s first co-branded card with the esteemed National Museum of the Philippines.

How to get the beep™ special edition National Museum cards

How to get the special edition National Museum beep™ cards


    Owning a National Museum beep™ card not only allows cardholders to stand out in the crowd and express their impeccable love for the arts; it’s also an attestation to their love and pride for local culture.

    Where to buy the exclusive National Museum beep™ cards


    The National Museum beep™ cards are available for purchase in the National Museum stores. Customers can get the National Museum beep™ cards for P400 each with an initial load of P50. 

    Lualhati Sculpture National Museum beep™ card
    Lualhati Sculpture

    These cards function like regular cards that can be used for payments in various retail and transport services, such as in LRT and MRT train stations, point-to-point buses, city and provincial buses, as well as select Lawson and Uncle John convenience stores.

    Meanwhile, customers may buy the regular beep™ cards at LRT1, LRT2, and MRT3 stations, select convenience stores, and online via official Shopee, Lazada, and Facebook Marketplace stores. 

    Beyond facilitating fare payments in the elevated rail lines, select bus lines, P2P buses, and modern jeepneys, beep™ cards can be used to pay for products at partner retail merchants nationwide.

    What can consumers expect from the National Museum beep™ cards?


    The National Museum beep™ cards feature an eye-catching design that showcases the following four iconic National Museum structures across the country:

    • The National Museum of Fine Arts
    • The National Museum of Anthropology
    • The National Museum of Natural History
    • The National Museum of the Philippines – Cebu

    The cards feature exhibits from renowned artists of the country, namely:

    • Lualhati sculpture by National Artist Guillermo Tolentino
    • The Manunggul Jar, a National Cultural Treasure
    • Lolong, Guinness World Record for largest salt crocodile in captivity
    • The Cebu flowerpecker, a critically endangered species endemic to Cebu Island and once thought to be extinct

    Furthermore, the release of the National Museum beep™ cards is just in time with the National Cooperative Month and the annual observance of the Museums and Galleries Month, a tradition initiated by the late former President Corazon Aquino by virtue of Proclamation No. 798 signed in 1991. These observances are aimed at raising national consciousness and appreciation for the country’s rich cultural heritage among the Filipino people.

    National Museum beep™ card Manunggul Jar
    Manunggul Jar

    “We are thrilled to have partnered with the National Museum of the Philippines for this significant undertaking. Through this campaign, we aim to help promote the rich and distinctive heritage of Philippine arts and culture while nurturing a sense of nationalism within our community,” affirmed Jonathan Moreno, President and Chief Executive Officer of AF Payments Inc., who also expressed his excitement about this trailblazing collaboration.

    He further emphasized the company’s commitment to supporting government initiatives saying: “This inaugural collaboration with a public institution reflects our company’s strong commitment to furthering the government’s programs and initiative. 

    National Museum beep™ card Lolong
    Lolong

    As we work towards making contactless and micropayment systems more accessible to Filipino commuters, we are actively exploring ways to enhance the value of our beep™ cards and advance the digitalization agenda of our nation.

    “This partnership with AF Payments could not have been timed better, as we remain steadfast in our mission to preserve our history and cultural heritage for future generations. At the same time, we share in the company’s goal of enhancing the commuting experience of Filipinos and fostering a stronger sense of national consciousness,” added Alvin Anthony Claveria, Chairperson, Board of Directors of the National Museum Employees’ Multi-Purpose Cooperative.

    If you want to get more information and updates, you may visit the National Museum and AF Payments websites and social media channels.

    National Museum beep™ card Cebu Flowerpecker
    Cebu Flowerpecker

    For businesses interested in partnering with beep™, you may reach out via email to sales@afpayments.com or contact our Service Desk at (02) 87379600 (landline), 09175121319 (Globe), or 09985819675 (Smart).

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    More information is available at the website https://beep.com.ph/beep-business/.

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    AF Payments Inc. is the leading provider of contactless payment solutions in the Philippines. Through its flagship product, the beep™ card, it is revolutionizing the way people pay for their everyday transactions, making it faster, more convenient, and more secure. I'm a long-time user of beep™ cards and I can attest to the convenience of using it for my daily transportation expenses. 

    AF Payments, Inc. is a consortium of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) and Ayala Corp.

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