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Address: Rizal Park at Padre Burgos St., Manila, Luzon 2004, Philippines
Phone Number:
632 527 12 15
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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This grand exhibit house features the country's most historic works of...

This grand exhibit house features the country's most historic works of culture and national heritage, including the paintings of heralded Philippine artist Felix Resurreccion Hidalgo.

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One of the biggest (if not the biggest) museum in the country. Two buildings, one for the arts where paintings and sculptures can be seen and enjoyed, the other with the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
wenlong3788
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Bacolod, Philippines

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Evergem, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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.

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Bacolod, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the biggest (if not the biggest) museum in the country. Two buildings, one for the arts where paintings and sculptures can be seen and enjoyed, the other with the historical artifacts in it to showcase the history and culture of the Philippines. Must go for tourists.

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free admission to the National Museum is now being implemented. Do not waste opportunity to see and explore the nation's heritage and treasures. Its location is accessible to all forms of transportation - LRT, Jeepney, Calesa, Cab, and even ferries.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a Canadian and was very happy to take in this gallery. The focus is entirely on Filipino artists and I found it a great lesson in local culture. They need a gift shop as an additional source of revenue and I would have liked to pick up a T-shirt or mug to remember my visit by.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for a cultural place to visit I spent a couple of hours at the museum. Please be aware that you cannot take a bag larger than an A4 size inside so be prepared to leave your bag at the entrance cloakroom. There are no maps or guidebooks and so I basically worked around the quadrangle on each floor as... More 

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is the depository of our National treasures in history. The place is a must among our children to learnwd the heritage of Filipino culture and hiatory.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spending a few hous in the National Museum gave me a better understanding of the Philippines. A wide range of topics are presented in a user-friendly atmosphere. The building itself is prtistine with marble and wood and should also be appreceated. And it is free!

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Naga, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place would make you proud being a Filipino. The world-renowned art works of Luna (Spoliarium) and other national artists are here. The place has a very rich collection and is worth visiting on a regular basis as they always have dynamic, interactive and interesting exhibits throughout the year.

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Paranaque, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Contrary to the traditional museums in the country, National Museum has upgraded its showcase of art and has provided a feast not only for the eyes but to the sense of touch, sound, and smell (yes they have a special exhibit right now in the Congress hall). Two hours would not be enough to go over the exhibits. Also, you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

'Twas my nth time going to the National Museum, but last December was special because I was able to bring a friend along! It's great that NM admission is now free. Houses a great number of Filipino works. My personal favorites are the Luna Paintings (The Parisian Life, Spolarium, among others), Rizal's sketches, BenCab's ink on paper, the old session... More 

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