The National Museum is located in the historical Rizal or Luneta Park and was established on 29th October 1901. The Museum is frequently visited by locals, tourists and students who are interested learning more about the history and culture of the Philippines. There are 6 main divisions that the museum handles which are anthropology, zoology, botany, geology, archaeology and the arts. You will find plenty of interesting historical artifacts, sculptures from renowned artists, different styles of artwork and various galleries that display with unique display themes. Various artifacts and sunken treasures that date back to ancient times that are a part of the rich culture of the Philippines including artifacts such as the Manunggul Burial Jar and a Calatagan Ritual Pot that date back to prehistoric time are displayed here. Visitors can also have a at the artifacts found at the Leta Leta cave and a Tabon Skull Cap and mandible are the earliest evidence of human remains in Philippines.
Free of charge
10 AM – 5 PM
More than than 2 hours
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families or children
Manunggul Burial Jar, Calatagan Ritual Pot, sculptures, artwork
Muslims travelers to the museum will not find prayer facilities at the park or building. Mosques near the location include the Amepa Mosque, the Ermita Mosque and the Abu Malik Mosque.
It is advised to first ask the staff at any place if they serve Halal food at their restaurant. You can ask the locals to help guide you to Halal restaurants near the museum, but there are no Halal certified restaurants inside the premises.