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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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Know the nation through its museums

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

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

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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mission hills, ca
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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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Metro Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

the national museum of the Philippines is located at the old Senate building, it's a Spanish-influenced architecture design and quite maintained. at the entrance is a giant painting called the Spolarium by Luna which for me is really the center of all the art works in the museum. the museum have several galleries both in the ground floor and second... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It was closed on the day I wanted to visit it. But will surely come back to see what's inside. The building looked nice from the outside. that still made it deserve to be rated

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Nice place very different to other museums I've been too, this looks more like hip hop art, the bottom floor with its artefacts was the best np but unfortunately no cameras around why I don't know but thought ahh why the secrecy would of been a thrill getting some nice photos of things u see, but memories do fade.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Went with a Filipina who was embarrassed by the overall display. Looked like about 50% of the galleries were empty or closed for some reason. Lift was not working properly. More attendants than visitors. Attendants all wearing walkie-talkies that were constantly blaring at top volume just like in a shopping mall. Many exhibits were not labelled. Many exhibits were reproductions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We visited the art gallery and there were many spectacular paintings and sculptures inside. When you go in, you will be greeted by the Spoliarium which just looks majestic in person. Don't rush when you come to visit; you should allot several hours to see both the art gallery and the Museum of the Filipino People (also part of the... More 

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Additional Information about National Museum

Address: Rizal Park at Padre Burgos St., Manila, Luzon 2004, Philippines
Phone Number: 632 527 12 15
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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