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

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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's great to discover that the country has a huge collection of art pieces and artifacts. From classical to modern and postmodern, the museum has a collection for that. It would be better it can have an informational pamphlet for unguided visitors.

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like I said in the National Museum of Taiwan, it could have been better if the items were displayed in a way that it tells a story. Those precious things were literally just hanging out there. No WiFi? :( The piece de resistance, the Spoliarium...More

1  Thank ngjerrywork
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love history this place is a must visit. I personally love weapons and musical instruments and this place has a ton.

Thank yay83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place where you can find a great arts collection from filioino artists, and history, culture of the Philippines. Entrance is Free

Thank Ivan Ray J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Admission is FREE for impromptu tour for less than 20 people. We have to grab this kinds of tour and we can see how beautiful Philippines is. They now separated the museum. The main building is for the Arts and the New Building is...More

Thank aybee r
Reviewed December 13, 2017

The museum is located on a building that once housed the philipino parliament. The collection comprises paintings from local artist from the two previous centuries and here one can appreciate how strongly influential the Spanish culture dominated the Philippines. InI fact , most artists held...More

Thank Niro K
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful museum with lots of history. You are required to check your bag but the attendant was kind enough to let me keep mine as it had valuables inside。 The facilities are great and every plaque is translated to English.

Thank Lucille P
Reviewed December 3, 2017

Been wanting to go for the longest time, especially now that most of the buildings in the area have been refurbished. I was really impressed, and it was so befitting that the Masterpiece "Spolarium" by Juan Luna ( Ilocano by the way) the first Non...More

1  Thank Ryan A
Reviewed November 19, 2017

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

1  Thank uberkyut
Reviewed November 15, 2017

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
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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!