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National Museum

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Padre Burgos Ave | Ermita, 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 good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Padre Burgos Ave | Ermita, Manila, Luzon 2004, Philippines
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"juan luna"
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"filipino artists"
in 27 reviews
"paintings and sculptures"
in 13 reviews
"legislative building"
in 7 reviews
"free entrance"
in 16 reviews
"fine art"
in 5 reviews
"art lovers"
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"works of art"
in 10 reviews
"natural history"
in 7 reviews
"interesting art"
in 6 reviews
"great filipino"
in 7 reviews
"the upper floors"
in 5 reviews
"air conditioned"
in 17 reviews
"main building"
in 9 reviews
"rizal park"
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"arts"
in 47 reviews
"galleries"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is interesting and some of the works are dramatic, but not an extraordinary experience, though i think its an important one. you will have to leave your bag at the door and the venue is not airconditioned.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A travel back in time thru Art and it did not disappoint. We saw new collections that surprised us esp the book that Jose Rizal gave to his wife J.B. an hour before he was executed that says "to my unhappy wife". The Spoliarium Painting...More

Thank elaine juvy g
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very good museum but it will mainly appeal to art lovers as it lacks some of the artifacts that can be found at Ayala museum, however its free to enter and you can take it in with the Maanila Catherderal and Fort Santiago as they...More

Thank charles q
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Philippines has such a rich history and culture before everybody decided to conquer them. There's a beautiful mural that shows the timeline of their history.

Thank Ricogu
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was recommended this place. It was nice getting to see the Spolarium, being a artsy person myself. I just had a problem with the crowd. I wish the museum staff would stop the annoying kids from shoving people around just so they could take a...More

Thank Aloysius E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second museum to visit today and it also was well worth the time and effort to see. The paintings where beautiful and the building was stepping back into the past.

Thank Luke T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first time to visit the National Museum in my entire life. First, the entrance is typical. You need to sign in their log book and if you have friends or family relatives with you, just put your name and they will put...More

Thank Mac S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must visit place in Manila. One of the highlights of the museum is the work of Juan Luna which is the Spoliarium which tells us about Spanish colonialization. Don't miss any of the galleries. A visit to this place makes me appreciate Filipino art...More

Thank 22Michael98
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice museum with some good collection of local art pieces . FOC. within walking distance from bayleaf hotel.

Thank Paul P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an very nice museum with a lot of artifacts and exhibitions. It can take you anywhere from 2-6 hours to go through it.

Thank walid m
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sintanck
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Response from Francezca B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have. For me I have a small cross body purse so they allowed it. Maybe you can leave your bag and have your extra purse with you for your belongings to be safe.
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