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Museum of the Filipino People, Manila

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.1/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
The Museum of the Filipino People, is a component museum of the National Museum of the Philippines that houses the anthropology and archaeology divisions. It is located in the Agrifina Circle, Rizal Park, Manila adjacent to the main National Museum building which houses the National Art Gallery. The building formerly housed the Department of Finance. It also houses the wreck of the San Diego, ancient artifacts, and zoology divisions.
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  • See colorful native fabrics, farm implements, musical instruments, warfare tools, burial containers, shipwreck hauls, assorted decorative and religious ornaments, etc from different indigenous groups ...  read more »
  • I am always interested in the people of countries I visit and found this museum to be a little sparse. First there was a long line to get in on a Sunday afternoon. But entry was free. Once inside, the...  read more »
  • If you asked at the reception desk in art exhibition at the National Museum, but the so-called Museum, and I was told it to here. What for many things are lost in the war, I felt the thinness of the content of the exhibition. Sunday is the free, luggage check at the entrance.
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  • Some of the "Coffin Jars" ,Anitos and artifacts are "live". You'll actually feel like someone is looking back at you through the glass. The exhibits are interesting, educational and the staffs are friendly and willing to help. You will surely want to cone back.
  • One of the very famous landmarks in the Philippines. I love being here.
  • I enjoyed this National Museum more than the other. It has many very interesting exhibits. It was a great experience and it was free!
  • It. Is a very wonderful place i like this......
  • Excellent museum and well kept. My two suggestions would be to add benches so visitors can sit while contemplating the exhibitions. And also, add the estimated year/age of the artifacts found/displayed.
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