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National Museum

Rizal Park at Padre Burgos St., Manila, Luzon 2004, Philippines
632 527 12 15
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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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  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Rizal Park at Padre Burgos St., Manila, Luzon 2004, Philippines
632 527 12 15

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How fulfilling it was to have visited this familiar building on a Friday morning. Never did it occur to me in the past that this simple government building housed a national treasure --- paintings and sculptures by Filipino artists that span from the 1800's till...More

Thank LVMD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for historical travellers. A must visit for all travellers. Before appreciating neighboring countries, visit this place first.

Thank Jiepoot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm so happy that they preserved so much artwork and how they can help influence future generations! Great collection and it's free!

Thank Maya A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Come and visit but do not compare it to other museums. Because this place probably doesn't have enough budget for maintenance. Focus on the Art and artifacts this place has to offer.

Thank JanMichael_24
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The National Museum at Rizal Park, Manila is definitely the best museum in the Philippines. It has the richest collection of archaeological artifacts, modern paintings and sculptures, items related to natural history (botany, zoology, geology, etc.), ethnography, and so forth. The main museums ... yes,...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Been here couple of times, it really amaze me and I learn a lot. Good for students to visit and explore its artifacts.

Thank Jayson P
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Went here right after our Intramuros trip, and it wasn't a great idea lol. Should have planned this trip for some other day because we were tired from Intramuros, we were dragging our feet to each rooms of the museum, which was way too many....More

Thank Gee A
Reviewed 4 September 2017

National Museum of the Philippines has an outstanding collection of Filipino fine art housed in an imposing building of great stature. Very well presented. I specifically enjoyed the collection by controversial artist "Leonilo O. Doloricon" and loved the works by the cubist master "Vicente Silva...More

Thank HedgemeisterHK
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is huge and spacious!!! You will learn and see a lot. For the who love to see sculptures, Spoliarium etc. Go to this museum.

Thank Gavin M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Great overview of the artwork of the Philippines. I especially enjoyed the Rizal exhibit. I liked the old portraits and some of the political pieces.

Thank Beth P
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Response from Arrastape | Reviewed this property |
The best things in life are free...and yes, it's one of the best museums in Manila; and yes, it's free.
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16 July 2017|
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Response from TruthCalifornia | Reviewed this property |
morning was nice and cool.
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31 May 2017|
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Response from Ruvee R | Reviewed this property |
There's parking in front of the museum!