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National Art Gallery

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Address: Padre Burgos Drive | Ermita, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number:
63 2 527 1209
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A lot of variety and it is free

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Calvin C
Manchester, New Hampshire

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Palos Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 floor where the House of Representatives use to meet; the Senate met on the upper... More 

Thank ImmerWandern
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 the works on display but really loved this visit . It was also free !

Thank markoBRISTOL
Manchester, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Evergem, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 see when you are an art lover.

Thank HugoColle
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017

This national art gallery exhibiting the filipino arts and cultural heritage among the Philippine best. This authentic Philippine gallery will showcase filipino identity

Thank tolentinomaldex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

Part of the national Museum complex, the National Art Gallery houses mostly artifacts about the Philippines. It is home to the relics of the San Diego (an old galleon ship) even having its anchor on display. Various ceramics, pottery, clothing are on display as well. My two favorite items were the section of the Berlin Wall given to the Philippines... More 

Thank Donna M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Be sure to visit here and take a ride in the horse drawn buggies through Paco Park. They will let you off at the Ocean Park.

Thank Emily B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

This place that showcased several of artifacts about the country's history is a good place for those chasing history and culture.

Thank Meg V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Love the ambiance of the museum especially weekdays because you can actually appreciate each art you'll see.

Thank Anna L
Shenzhen, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building. Immaculately clean. Many different types of art of all styles. Mainly filipino. Excellent to see. I'm very grateful I got to go.

Thank Joe_Macpherson04

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