National Museum

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  • Address: Taft Ave, Ermita, Manila 1000 Metro Manila, Philippines
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +63-25271215
  • Ticket Price: 150 PHP
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Educational Site, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Specialty Museum

National Museum - Review

Admire works of celebrated artistes like Luna and travel back in time looking at relics from centuries ago. Filipino artistes like Felix Hidalgo, Fernando Amorsolo are duly represented and some of their most famous paintings adorn the walls of this museum. There are collections from the fields of archaeology and ethnology too that showcase interesting objects like skull caps and flake tools from the Stone Age. Intriguing objects from botany, geology and zoology are also on display at the national museum providing visitors with a holistic experience.

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National Museum Information

  • Free admission on Sundays.

National Museum Ticket Prices

  • Students: 50 PHP
  • Senior Citizen: 120 PHP

How To reach National Museum by Public Transport

  • Nearest bus stops: Ayala Avenue, Finance Road
  • Nearest LRT: Palawan Pawnshop

Restaurants Near National Museum

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  • Hajime Restaurant
  • The Orchidarium
  • Gold Coast Restaurant

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  • National Museum Address: Taft Ave, Ermita, Manila 1000 Metro Manila, Philippines
  • National Museum Contact Number: +63-25271215
  • National Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • National Museum Price: 150 PHP
  • Best time to visit National Museum(preferred time): 10:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit National Museum: 02:00 Hrs
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  • Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Museum_of_the_Philippines
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Things to Know Before Visiting National Museum

  • 95% of people who visit Manila include National Museum in their plan

  • 56.2% of people start their National Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see National Museum

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

83.28% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting National Museum

People normally club together University Of Santo Tomas Museum and Cultural Center Of The Philippines while planning their visit to National Museum.

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  • Kahit di ka artist you will enjoy this museum. Grabee sobrang ganda ang maappreciate mo yung mga artworks. Mapapa wow ka na lang talaga sa gawa ng mga national artist natin. This are some photos na nacapture ko thru phoness. Pinaka favorite ko yung Spolarium. And yung sobrang laki ng isang painting di ko matandaan yung name nun pero super maamaze kayo kapag nakita nyo. Mas marami pa dyan yung mga makikita mo kung pupuntahan mo. Dont worry admition is free.

  • Never miss the chance to visit National Museum of Arts, the admission is free but the museum is closed during Mondays. Upon depositing your baggage, the famous painting of our Philippine artist Juan Luna the Spoliarium will welcome you with its majestic beauty. A wide variety of art works will astonish you. You can capture photos, but make sure to turn off the flash as it is strictly prohibited. Avoid making to much noise as some people are also making an intimate tour through the arts and history. Food and water are not allowed inside. Parking is not enough, so if you are going on a weekend be be there early. Admission is free and no ID needed.

  • Great place to see the precious gems of the Philippines in the fine arts. Free of charge, so everyone is invited. The place is big but it's like a labyrinth, you keep on going back to places you've been. The building itself is marvelous,grand and exquisite. My favorite part of the museum is the Spolarium by Juan Luna, I got goosebumps seeing it in person.

  • The Philippines National Museum really amazed me. The place is well air conditioned to preserve the paintings and other works of art. This is a must visit. I feel like a tourist in my own country. This is truly world class.

  • Why I gave 4 stars? Here's why: Eye worthy: Whether you love art or not, whether you understand abstract beauty or not, it is a great experience to visit National Museum because of its history right in front of your eyes. Time worthy: Once in your life, make sure to visit a museum, and what's the best museum to visit here in the Philippines is the National Museum. Money worthy: I was able to visit National Museum in March and right on time it was National Women's Month, so I got to enter free. So watch out for National Museum's promos like this.

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