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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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Introduction to Philippine History Art and Cuisine Walking Tour
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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
友香里 岩
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 2 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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Ad Dawhah, Ad Dawhah, Qatar
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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 weeks ago

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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Sepang, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 27 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The museum has a number of interesting exhibits on Filipine culture, ethnicity, and one on recovery from a Spanish Galleon. I really enjoyed the exhibits. The problem is that the flow through the museum is not well designed. Exhibits are scattered on 3 floors without much continuity. Also, there were issues with a lack of information on the exhibits ie... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Arts here were marvelous as always, some historical masterpiece. Kinda scared with the scene at the far room. Written, "No Entry", well some says something strange with that room. Never mind. More music related to the arts so that visitors won't be that bored like for som non-art fans.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Honestly, I didn't know Spolarium is that freakin" huge! Been inspired by our fellow Filipino artists by looking and trying (hard) to interpret their works. This is a good review of your history, geology and art class as well. And this is quite near Intramuros, Rizal Park and SM City Manila - well if you love walking.

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