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National Museum of Natural History

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Busy with lots of school kids

We were fortunate to be able to use the senior entrance which had a lot smaller queue and was much... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Spend a lot of time in this place, impress the story inside the magnificent story about philippines... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Teodoro F. Valencia Circle, Manila, Luzon 1000, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate to be able to use the senior entrance which had a lot smaller queue and was much less hectic from a security and bag management. No bags were allowed inside over 8 inches so we took our valuables and exchanged the bags...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spend a lot of time in this place, impress the story inside the magnificent story about philippines and the world

Thank Artur D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a must you pay nothing and the emotion area all around to see so many.. it was wonderful a must to see .. only takes 10 min or if youwant 1 hour..

Thank kitty37421
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We went on a Sunday; it was packed! I didn’t think Filipinos were big on museums so the long que was a surprise... museum closes at 5pm. So come early. Big bags had to be deposited (free). Free entrance. Best to take the elevator to...More

Thank mamabelz
Reviewed November 1, 2018

I have been waiting a long time to see this museum finally re-open. My expectations were pretty low, although when the Museum of Anthropology re-opend I was really impressed. Well, same thing here... fantastic experience, great and informative collections, easy to navigate, fresh and well-done...More

Thank profits101
Reviewed October 14, 2018

proudly filipino, a showcase of the best of philippine culture, newly renovated. very educational. must-see for all students

Thank Pioneer699197
Reviewed October 3, 2018

The Philippines is regarded as the center of the center of the world's biodiversity, and what's currently displayed in the newly renovated National Museum of Natural History lends credence to that fact. The huge 7-storey building (twin of the National Museum of Anthropology just accross...More

Thank Leah A
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

I encouraged everyone to visit this new museum building, the place is great. either you are an adult or child, you'll learn new info and knowledge. No need to worry for a fee coz it is Free.

Thank Gladys F
Reviewed September 10, 2018

I've been looking forward to visiting the newly opened and operating National Museum of Natural History. It is one of the three national museums in Luneta Park. It houses the PH flora and fauna collection, and has interactive areas for kids, and adults alike. One...More

Thank PinayTravelista
Reviewed August 8, 2018

A neo-classical building with a bit of 60s/70s vibe with the centrepiece elevator that extends up to a lattice ceiling. The exhibits are well curated but still a work in progress. Some parts of the museum are still under construction (5th floor is closed as...More

Thank Helen Sophia C
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October 9, 2018|
Response from CzarEmmanuel | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They're quite strict with bags at the museum. Anyway, you may hand carry your cell phone and camera inside the museum.
September 25, 2018|
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Response from babblingtraveller | Reviewed this property |
Try at 11am-2pm.
July 10, 2018|
Response from babblingtraveller | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! There are tour guides available, just ask from the lobby.