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National Museum and Art Gallery

Frederick St. 117, Port of Spain, Trinidad
+1 868-623-5941
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Home to a large collection of works by Trinidad artists and a number of exhibits on the cultural history of the island.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good47%
  • Average28%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Frederick St. 117, Port of Spain, Trinidad
+1 868-623-5941
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

I visited in November 2015 and was the only person in the gallery that day. The museum offers a mix of art—there was an exhibit on 19th-century watercolors and the view of Trinidad—natural history, and history/social studies. The room on petroleum exploration and extraction seemed...More

Thank AP32016
Reviewed 7 January 2016

As visitors to Trinidad we found this the best place to get an overview of the history, geology, people, economy and culture. The displays are rather dated and sometimes hard to read but are still very informative and thought-provoking. The artwork on display is fascinating....More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 30 December 2015

It was an average experience, some items were really interesting, however the size of the Museum and the level of service was not great. Though the official time to open is 10 am, the government officials came at their own leisure at ~ 11 am...More

2  Thank saketjhunjhunwala001
Reviewed 12 December 2015

For some persons the most interesting would probably be the historical part of the museum, focusing on TT history and including a lot of pieces from the last couple of centuries. There is also a part concerning natural history and the environment of the islands....More

1  Thank gfcost
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The National Museum is open to the public and is free of cost. The museum depicts a variety of historical events that occur in Trinidad and Tobago. The exhibit on oil refinery was very interesting. One thing that really got my attention was the religious...More

2  Thank marion p
Reviewed 22 October 2015

If you like museums, you'll likely find this one pretty interesting, as they cover quite a bit! There's plenty of information on the founding of the country, some of the wildlife, etc.

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 28 August 2015

There is a lot of local history there, but the place needs an upgrade. Very nice old building, but the exhibits could be better displayed. Not a well maintained building, but still a great visit

Thank MarlonEspinoza
Reviewed 7 August 2015

small museum but free go around and enjoy it they have lockers for you to leave the camera and the bags

Reviewed 31 July 2015

When you visit this Museum you are able to see some of the Costumes on exhibition that were worn by Masqueraders at Carnival times gone past. This is in addition to other artifacts that are on display

Thank Lionel L
Reviewed 18 July 2015

lovely building and some good exhibits but sadly gallery was closed. could do with spending some money on the place. supposed to be best attraction in this historic capital

Thank Nicholas S
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