Made up of four distinct museums, National Museum stands as a cultural, educational, and scientific institution dating back to 1901. Tour one or all of this attraction's complimentary museums, which consist of the National Museum of Fine Arts, National Museum of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, and National Planetarium. Learn about the history of the Philippines through permanent ethnographic, archeological, and artistic collections. While here, take a walk through Rizal Park, the green space surrounding these buildings. Use our Manila trip planner to add National Museum and other attractions to your Manila vacation plans.
Tours To National Museum
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Duration: 6 hours
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Duration: 5 to 6 hours
Manila Tour B (City and Museum Tour) BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $72
Duration: 8 hours
National Museum Reviews
The National Museum is a big complex of different wings. We have visited « Fine art » and «Ethnology ». First: it’s free! We were really surprised! And there a lot of young curious Philippino. We... more »
This was one of the absolute finest museums I have ever visited in the world. I would recommend a whole day (they’re open 7 hours per day) to see the entire museum. Anything less would not do... more »
We love it! My husband thinks it matches those of other popular museums we've been to like the Field Museum in Chicago and our very own Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery! It has a great collection and the humongous building, a superb architectural structure is amazing! There are just places inside that need more air-conditioning and proper ventilation. It made me proud of my heritage as we took our 21 year old Australian Filipino son with us and we all learned a lot from this visit about Philippine flora and fauna. It is free so bonus!
We can find a variety of flora and fauna typical of Asia. The thing I like the most is when I'm going to enter the marine fauna there is a virtual pool that can move and make waves when we step on it. in addition, at the end of the room, we can test our knowledge with various quizzes available on an LED TV screen. The concept of a museum that is really educational, entertaining, and communicative. I want to come back again to bring my family here someday.
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