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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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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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Introduction to Philippine History Art and Cuisine Walking Tour
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Some beautiful rooms

We only visited one of the 2 building ( the one in the park side with ethnographic collections, aka the "finance building"), it contains some truly beautiful rooms and the visit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Initao, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The National Museum of the Philippines or Pambansang Museo ng Pilipinas is a must see in Manila. It showcases the beautiful artworks of the Philippines' renowned painters and artists such as Antonio Luna, Felix Ressurecion Hidaldo, Guillermo Tolentino, to name a few. Upon entering the building, which is formerly the Senate Building during the American occupation of the Philippines, you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Like history? This a great national treasure and well worth the time. It is close to the US Embassy if you are going there

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We only visited one of the 2 building ( the one in the park side with ethnographic collections, aka the "finance building"), it contains some truly beautiful rooms and the visit is a god opportunity to learn more on Filipino culture. All topics are not treated equally though, for example the room on rice an climate change, a particularly interesting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice museum in manila rich the history. a lot room with photo and historical artifacts. raccomended+

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there alone and it was very interested . There are many type of galleries to know about Philippines. Antique,photos,pictures... Specially they have a floor which explain Philippines history very well in chronological order. It's very nice!

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Thank 友香里 岩
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a history and artifacts enthusiast,then the National Museum at UN Manila is worth it. We were told it has an entrance fee but when we went there on a Friday,it was free! I guess we were just lucky to get a free pass. Must try!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the visit as a first timer to Manila Philippines, nice to see so many school children at the museum

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The repository of the Philippine's best kept heritage secrets. From classical masters Luna and Hidalgo, to modern artists like Luz and Mansala - you can easily spend the whole day in the National Museum and never get bored. A must visit for historians, artists, and anyone else willing to immerse themselves in all things Filipino!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I did not find out ahead so I was expecting artifacts and what-nots but there were mainly artwork from known and unknown artists which were beautiful. Unfortunately, I cannot help laughing at the descriptions for some arts pieces like Lady In Red Dress, Lady Lying Down LOL

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

It is a must for every Filipino to visit this place?I was in awe of the artworks that were well preserved and the maintenance was impressive.The staff were all professionals..I hope it will stay this way

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