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National Art Gallery

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Padre Burgos Drive | Ermita, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
63 2 527 1209
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Wonderful museum

This surpassed my expectations and I am grateful for the very large collection ranging from old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jazphan
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Front Royal, Virginia
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Afternoon visit to the National Arty Gallery

We visited here on Sunday, as there was free entrance. The galleries were excellent, with pictures... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
tandemqueen
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Padre Burgos Drive | Ermita, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This surpassed my expectations and I am grateful for the very large collection ranging from old Spanish art to modern art by a diverse group of Filipino art. Paintings, sculptures and more.

Thank jazphan
Reviewed October 15, 2017

We visited here on Sunday, as there was free entrance. The galleries were excellent, with pictures displayed well, and plenty of space to look from different angles. Many exhibits were very striking and thought provoking, giving insight into the Filipino psyche, especially looking at Filipino...More

Thank tandemqueen
Reviewed August 5, 2017

This is the time one have to visit to know more about Philippine arts and artists. Tthe display were so overwhelming that you can't wait to see the next and the next because you know it is so admirable. One would like to see the...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Nice to be back here after my first when I was still in my elementary days field trip. I've been planning this for a long time and it really felt great that I am with my kids. They get to see works of History. Works...More

Thank jrox2015
Reviewed April 27, 2017

This museum is definitely worth your time if you enjoy art. It can be experienced in an hour and features a good variety of classical and contemporary pieces. There is a gallery with outstanding portraits of important people in Philippine history. If you have time...More

Thank Yokeko
Reviewed April 20, 2017

It's FREE and it's educational. There are so many rooms you could visit with lots of art work. Each piece has a bit of info you could read about. It's a good rainy day and scorching hot day activity.

Thank Ruvee R
Reviewed March 16, 2017

The Art Gallery is housed in the former Legislative Building and the Senate moved out just about 20 years ago in 1996. The collections are extensive and it beyond the scope of my review. The most famous painting is Juan Luna's "Spoliarium" on the main...More

Thank ImmerWandern
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Really interesting art collections- lots or Catholic imagery - particularly liked the Stations of the Cross exhibit by unknown artist My favourites are by an artist called Manansala , particularly Veronica which I have subsequently ordered as a print . Was unfamiliar with any of...More

Thank markoBRISTOL
Reviewed February 24, 2017

I spent 2 hours here and it was only enough for the first 2 floors. The collection is well varied and well-organized.

Thank Calvin C
Reviewed February 17, 2017

Great museum that shows alot of the history of the Phillipines. Beautiful paintings, statues, carvings, books, ... of the Phillipine artists. The old masters but also the more recent art. Well maintained and cool to spend a nice afternoon learning more about the Phillipines. Must...More

Thank HugoColle
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