National Museum, Manila

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Made up of four distinct museums, National Museum stands as a cultural, educational, and scientific institution dating back to 1901. Tour one or all of this attraction's complimentary museums, which consist of the National Museum of Fine Arts, National Museum of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, and National Planetarium. Learn about the history of the Philippines through permanent ethnographic, archeological, and artistic collections. While here, take a walk through Rizal Park, the green space surrounding these buildings. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to National Museum and many more Manila attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Manila vacation trip planner.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Worth a visit although a lot of the exhibits were being renovated prior to being moved to a newer museum, The wreck of the "Santiago" artefacts on display was large and very interesting, especially th...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Probably the best free Museum in Manila. So many different artists' works under different themes. Good to spend an afternoon there.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    To be honest, I like museums, but this one only ranks as ok. While there, I was finished very quickly. Not very well laid out and not that interasting. Sorry.  more »
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  • June 6, 2017
    There is a lot on display in the four floors that are accessable to the public. The displays are well organized with good lighting and all descriptions are in English. It's a great value being free of and will provide a few hours of entertainment if you take time going through all the exhibits.
  • July 17, 2017
    Lots of things to see and learn. Plus, free entry! But I'll have to come back since I wasn't able to roam the museum and see art during my visits before due to other purposes. Also, confused this museum with the National Museum of Anthropology which we were able to fully roam.
  • June 17, 2017
    It's not just a glimpse of the past. It's like being in the past. Seeing those artworks was incredibly awesome. Entrance is free and it would take half of the day to tour the whole area. Enjoy!
  • May 29, 2017
    Recently, I've been a fan of going to Museums. The National museum is a must place to go. You can see the original things from the past, very well preserved. Visiting early will give you a chance to explore and appreciate the beauty of each display. And you can also visit the Spoliarium on the other building of the National Museum.
  • July 15, 2017
    No entrance fee all year-round! Better come and see the beautiful paintings by Juan Luna, Malang, Amorsolo, just to name a few. Be ready to get marveled by their masterpieces. Attached pictures are some of my favorites 😊👍😊

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