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National Museum

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Rizal Park at Padre Burgos St., Manila, Luzon 2004, Philippines
632 527 12 15
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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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  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Rizal Park at Padre Burgos St., Manila, Luzon 2004, Philippines
632 527 12 15

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Reviewed yesterday

Need an upgrade. The wide ranging items displayed occupies 4 floors. Should be mandatory for every Filipino to visit. It's free! But I am actually okay if they charge a minimal fee with exceptions. The place and entrance is hard to find. The area surrounding...More

Thank uberkyut
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really enjoyed my visit to the national museum as they continue to update it and keep it well-maintained. Noticed lots of people visiting as well and happy this can be one of our main attractions as a city.

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The National Museum is comprised of four buildings: Fine Arts, Anthropology, Planetarium and Natural History. The first two are right next to each other and both admit for free. The Planterium is about three streets away but still reachable on foot. Make sure to check...More

Thank Ma. Paola Rica H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great art exhibits, very informative. Free to enter, spare few hours totally worth checking out to escape the heat.

Thank James L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum looks gigantic but actually there were only around 10 galleries. Easy walk, lots of English signage. Interesting exhibits include the burial urns shaped like simple people, and the rice exhibition.

Thank Jean T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

its free and has good toilets and is close to intramuros. the staff as with most phillipinos were friendly and polite. its not a top rank museum and unless you have a special interest in phillipino artists its not a “must see”. this may seem...More

1  Thank Marauder65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i had an afternoon to kill and decided to go to a museum, first surprise it's free unbelievable and very good to give the opportunity to everyone to get some culture. Nice museum very interesting and easy to stroll.

Thank missknowall
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

How fulfilling it was to have visited this familiar building on a Friday morning. Never did it occur to me in the past that this simple government building housed a national treasure --- paintings and sculptures by Filipino artists that span from the 1800's till...More

1  Thank LVMD
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for historical travellers. A must visit for all travellers. Before appreciating neighboring countries, visit this place first.

Thank Jiepoot
Reviewed September 25, 2017

I'm so happy that they preserved so much artwork and how they can help influence future generations! Great collection and it's free!

Thank Maya A
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October 5, 2017|
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Response from Arrastape | Reviewed this property |
The best things in life are free...and yes, it's one of the best museums in Manila; and yes, it's free.
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July 16, 2017|
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Response from TruthCalifornia | Reviewed this property |
morning was nice and cool.
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May 31, 2017|
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Response from Ruvee R | Reviewed this property |
There's parking in front of the museum!