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National Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Nice works of National artists

This National museum has no entrance fee. It houses great work of arts. It is a big collection. Not... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Great & varied collection, mediocre organization

Pleasantly surprised by the sheer variety of art present here. However, little context given and no... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 days 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 days 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
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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
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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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Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

ENTRANCE is free! The National Museum has several buildings located at the Luneta Park. There is the National Museum of Anthropology, Museum of Fine arts, Museum of Natural History and the Planetarium. The buildings were formerly utilized by other government agencies like the Legislative, Department...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank PinkMoscato
Reviewed November 23, 2018

I was curious about what I would find, I was surprised by the imposing building and the quality of the works exposed A great care in the maintenance of installations and works, a story well told in images. Losing a few hours in appreciation.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Artur D
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting this museum and learning more about the National Artists that contributed much to the Filipino cultural heritage. The works were housed in the former Legislative Building which looked like some of the government buildings back in the US. Upon entering, the first...More

Date of experience: November 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