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National Museum

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Free-lot's of displays

It's a nice museum to visit just outside of intramuros. It has a good mix of historical artifacts... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
russ p
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Great Place but not Great Staff

I came here with my husband and 5 year old daughter. My child tried to touch the painting, she was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Padre Burgos Ave | Ermita, Manila, Luzon 2004, Philippines
632 527 12 15
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a nice museum to visit just outside of intramuros. It has a good mix of historical artifacts and new contemporary artists. Gives you a good flavor of the religious importance of the Filipino history. As well as the Spanish influence on the country. Good...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here with my husband and 5 year old daughter. My child tried to touch the painting, she was a child and curious and the guard was very rude. It's okay to tell people not to touch the paintings but to be a monster...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Iamhappyeveryday
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The NM for Fine Arts has a considerable collection of artworks arranged into sensible exhibits/galleries. The NM for Anthropology has increased its collection but I think can be improved. The NM for Natural History understandably is new. The museum is free yet well maintained. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank anjobf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like visiting Museums, this one was not bad. lots of history of the Philippines. Keep an open mind while visiting. Makes you think of what took place in the Philippines.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This National museum has no entrance fee. It houses great work of arts. It is a big collection. Not only the collection is great also the building is fantastic.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised by the sheer variety of art present here. However, little context given and no map available. Free entrance and (obligatory) storage of your bag.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018

Fantastic museum and you will need to spend 4 hours there to get a wonderful image of the Philippines. It is one of the best museums I have ever visited.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Indy27
Reviewed December 6, 2018

the building is amazing as well as the architecture. all the things you see are legit and very informative!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

If you like fine art and enjoy studying the history of a region. this is a place to visit. It is centrally located, close to Rizal Park, the Rizal Shrine, Manila Bay, and many other attractions, and boasts a large collection of Philippine art, including...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank DabblesInFun
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Very nice and comprehensive museum, covering various epochs, artists, located in a superb old building. You can easily spend half a day there. So come in time and plan for a longer stay. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: April 2018
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September 26, 2018|
Response from eteng2016 | Reviewed this property |
It was disclaired as a special non working holiday so the museum might be close. Better call them though to be sure. Monday is the day that museums closes on a regular month. Hope this helps!
September 7, 2018|
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Response from gitanjalis2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but get there at 9am
August 21, 2018|
Response from Aken K | Reviewed this property |
As per the National Museum Website, they are open from Tuesday to Sunday, 8Am to 5Pm