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National Museum

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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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Padre Burgos Ave | Ermita, Manila, Luzon 2004, Philippines
632 527 12 15
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Spoliarium and the Parisian, both masterpieces of Juan Luna, alone are worth making the trip to the National Museum. Marvel also at the works of Hidalgo and other masters, including current artists such as Manansala, HR Ocampo, Lao Lian Bien, and others. Enjoy also...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

National Museum Revisited: I love the National Museum and all of its treasures and tour guides, even if they look disheveled and haggard by 4pm from talking too much. Book your guides in advance, because if you don't and request nicely for it at the...More

1  Thank shelob
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my second time to visit the museum. The 1st time we have visited the museum was March of 2016 we have to pay an entrance fee of 100 each ( if I am not mistaken). Now August 2018 there was no entrance fee....More

1  Thank eteng2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well spent afternoon visit. Beautiful art collections and well curated. The old senate building is historical itself. Not overwhelming like the MET. Free admission even. Truly a Must Visit spot when in Manila. Highly recommended.

Thank epcab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely coming back very entertaining.. so much history in one place. very inspirational for an artist. nice place to visit which showcase our history. Good thing also that sundays is free entrance.

1  Thank atelibra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The current collection and curation of the representation of Filipino Art is displayed in a coherent and pleasing way. I salute the museum staff and administrators who put the works together. Worth viewing, it’s free!

Thank Ricky C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love all the national collections, from paintings by our national artists to various artifacts all around the world on display. A visit here is a fun way to learn about history, culture and antiquity. Perfect for family, friends or even if you have a...More

Thank Christa Danica J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took a trip around the museum on a stormy day, some really interesting exhibits. I visited both the natural history and anthropology museums, which are opposite one another. The natural science side was far busier, with a lot of youth coming through which was...More

Thank RobRaw01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited the Philippines for many years and living here for a while this was my first visit to the National Museum. It’s a classic building on the outside with a very modern structure in the main entrance hall and lots of great exhibits. I...More

Thank spiv005
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This something every Filipino could be proud of. The place is well organized and there is a wide collection from the old to the modern art. Just seeing the Spoliarium takes my breath away; it is that commanding. It is not my first time to...More

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7 September 2018|
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Response from Gitanjali S | Reviewed this property |
Yes but get there at 9am
21 August 2018|
Response from Aken K | Reviewed this property |
As per the National Museum Website, they are open from Tuesday to Sunday, 8Am to 5Pm