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Address: Rizal Park at Padre Burgos St., Manila, Luzon 2004, Philippines
Phone Number: 632 527 12 15
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Description: This grand exhibit house features the country's most historic works of...
This grand exhibit house features the country's most historic works of culture and national heritage, including the paintings of heralded Philippine artist Felix Resurreccion Hidalgo.
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Was just walking around, and came across the museum. The room devoted to art of the Second World War was quite moving. Also there is an interactive display, as there are women... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is a super late review. We visited the National Museum last May 2014. May is Museum Month, so their admission is free all month long. I've read they even extended their FREE ADMISSION til June. I couldn't remember if I went to the National Museum as a child because I haven't got a single photo inside the museum. Now... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Was just walking around, and came across the museum. The room devoted to art of the Second World War was quite moving. Also there is an interactive display, as there are women who actually weave baskets and crafts right there for the visitors to see.

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Taguig City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

It was still under renovation when I went there but it was fine because I got in for free. I love the newly painted walls. The ambiance was very good, the place was well conditioned.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

It was interesting. There is usually an entrance fee but when I went there was not. I'm going to assume because it seemed like the were remodeling or something. There was not a lot on display and several rooms were empty.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My husband and I visited the museum July 2015. I'm already satisfied just by seeing the larger than life Spolarium by Juan Luna, but of course, the artworks from the other national artists are worth visiting as well. It's a large place, clean and well-maintained. It's a bit disappointing though that there are galleries that are closed or are almost... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

After being recently renovated, visiting the museum has been an enlightening and comfortable experience for kids and adults alike.

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

You have to visit this museum once you're in Manila. The museum has two main buildings located just across one another. We only need to pay once to enter those two buildings. Phone, camera, and wallets are allowed to be brought inside, but bags shall be deposited in the counter. We were then given small eco-bag to carry our belongings... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It's a FREE museum (donations appreciated) w/ the famous larger than life Spolarium on display. Hard to find parking but worth a visit. They have a lot of Amorsolo, Luna, etc. Easy to navigate on your own. Can't bring in your bag but can check it in w/ the guards. A good visit since we went to Intramuros already

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A church for devotion. My dad and mom used to visit this church. A miraculous church. If you plan to visit this church, just to set your expectation it is an over crowded church. Make sure that you have a water bottle with you and that you have someone to accompany you just in case you get dizzy.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

May is Heritage Month in the Philippines so we are lucky National Museum is Free of entrance fee the whole month of May. My 4th time to visit National Museum. Philippines are rich in cultural history. Philippines national treasure, Spoliarium painting painted by Juan Luna is housed here. I congratulate and salute the new management of Natl Museum, it will... More 

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