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 Museums

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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  • Free admission on Sundays.

  • Students: 50 PHP
  • Senior Citizen: 120 PHP

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

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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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  • 36.69% of people who visit Manila include National Museum in their plan

  • 53.85% 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

78.2% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting National Museum

People normally club together San Agustin Museum and Cultural Center Of The Philippines while planning their visit to National Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • One of my favorite places in the world! I often come here to unwind and immerse myself in the galleries of this museum. Their exhibits are very diverse and are most reflective of the artistry, culture and history of the Filipino people. It brings you from the colonial era to the modern times in the form of captivating artworks.

  • An earnest and comprehensive display of evolution of art in the Philippines. The color and theme choices for each room evoke appropriate moods and sentiments for the featured artists and their works. An establishment that dignifies our culture and dramatizes our history. Stirs my sense of pride as a Filipino.

  • The place is quite huge for an art museum. There were a lot of exhibits featuring the works of the famous artists of the Philippines. The place is fully air-conditioned and well maintained. The staff is also courteous and respectful; just make sure to abide by the museum's rules and regulations. Overall, it's a nice place to learn about the rich creativity of Filipinos. Oh, and the best part? It's FREE.

  • I always appreciate our great artists showcased here, because in many ways, they helped shape our unique cultural and national consciousness. Their great work never ceases to amaze me. Every Filipino should visit here at least once in their lifetime, regardless of language group, ethnicity, creed or persuasion, so that we can celebrate together our humanity, and our unity amidst diversity.

  • The National Museum of Fine Arts of the Philippines is a deeply interesting place to visit for tourists looking to get to grips with the local culture and history. A visit to the museum can be enjoyed by people of all ages, making it a good attraction for those traveling with children in the Philippines. The large and comprehensive National Museum and Art Gallery of the Philippines preserves and showcases the cultural, historical, and natural heritage of the islands with collections housed in two different buildings (both located with Rizal Park). Exhibits are categorized in 5 divisions: art, botany, zoology, geology, and anthropology. Among the many archaeological exhibits is the skull of "Tabon Man", the oldest human remains found in the archipelago. The section devoted to the Filipino people includes the preserved remains and treasures of the San Diego Spanish galleon that sank in Philippine waters in 1600.

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