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National Museum Of Anthropology

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Ermita, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Philippine culture in a nutshell

The National Museum of Anthropology in Luneta is one of the 3 museums across each other: Art... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toronto, Canada
This one is the first of three and the first one is a wonderful experience!

I always like to go to Museums but doesn't have the time to go to, after taking my time to go to... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2017
Felix A
Manila, Philippines
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Ermita, Manila, Luzon, Philippines

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Museum of Anthropology in Luneta is one of the 3 museums across each other: Art, Anthropology and Natural History (opening in April 2018), housed in neo classical (?) style buildings dating back to the American colonial times. First, all the museums are free....More

Thank JABuenafe
Reviewed December 15, 2017

I always like to go to Museums but doesn't have the time to go to, after taking my time to go to the National Museum, I realized that it was a good decision. It has the cultural thingys of the past that we Filipino used...More

Thank Felix A
Reviewed November 19, 2017

I have to admit that I was looking forward to visiting the museum. But there were already a few missteps to find it and then also to access it. I relied on Waze and Maps to guide us on our way but even then, it...More

1  Thank Wandering M
Reviewed November 16, 2017

This was a must for me to visit the National Museum of Anthropology in Manila and I truly loved every minute wondering through the rooms and seeing all the beautiful historical artifacts. I loved the hand woven mats,the traditional garments, the baskets and the Chinese...More

1  Thank Paul F
Reviewed October 10, 2017

It was must first time to visit here. I instantly fell in love with the different cultures, times and displays from the Philippine history. The place is superb. Its peaceful, my eyes are so satisfied taking photos of our culture. Its free and lots of...More

Thank rian2903
Reviewed August 5, 2017

By their arts and artifacts displayed in this museum, one can tell the artistic inclination of Filipinos even before the coming of the Chinese. Like the burial jars it has its own special design distinct of their times. Then the varied ceramics designed distinct of...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Everytime I go to Manila, this is one of the places I enjoy visiting. It even got better since you no longer have to pay for an entrance fee. The exhibits are well kept and organized. If you have time to spare, this is a...More

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Thank Kiel G
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Whist interesting in part I was a little underwhelmed- I guess because I'd been to the art museum first . Still , parts were interesting particularly ship artefacts . Very bossy guard on entry !!!! She was one of the unfriendliest people I met in...More

Thank markoBRISTOL
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Rizal Park is a bit run down and crowded with annoying photographers hassling tourists. This part of Manila also has a lot of street kids and beggars. Anyway, I was very pleasantly surprised to find the National Museum of Anthropology was very immaculate despite what...More

1  Thank charlesbaygon
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic little museum halfway down rizal park. Very interesting exhibits on Phillipines culture and customs. Well worth the visit with a bonus of being free.

Thank JohnG3121
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