National Museum of the Philippines

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The National Museum of the Philippines (Filipino: Pambansang Museo ng Pilipinas) is a government institution in the Philippines and serves as an educational, scientific and cultural institution in preserving the various permanent national collections featuring the ethnographic, anthropological, archaeological and visual artistry of the Philippines. Since 1998, the National Museum has deemed as reg ...

ulatory and enforcement agency of the National Government in the restoring and safeguarding of important cultural properties, sites and reservations throughout the Philippines.

The National Museum operates the National Museum of Fine Arts, National Museum of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, and National Planetarium, all located in the vicinity of Rizal Park.

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  • The First-Timers Travel Guide To Manila Philippines From A Local

    The First-Timers Travel Guide To Manila Philippines From A Local

    Its been over two years since I wrote the first edition of this Manila travel guide. I decided to write it after hearing more than one foreigner describe Manila as the scariest city theyve ever visited. I dont know where they stayed or what happened that made them say that, but it inspired me to write a travel guide that put traveler safety first. I certainly didnt want anyone visiting my home city and having a negative or even traumatic experience.

  • 3 Must-visit Museums In Manila

    3 Must-visit Museums In Manila

    One way to get in touch with the history and culture of a country is through visiting its museums.

    That's why in the Philippines, museums are often tagged as locations for school field trips, and as destinations for tourists.

    While these museums are easily accessible across Metro Manila, many Filipinos still have not been able to visit them.

    Here are three museums worth checking out, to celebrate Filipino culture and spread appreciation of Filipino artists.

    1. Calvo Museum

    This small museum that can be found along Escolta--a famous Philippine heritage site that served as the pri ...

  • National Museum Of Natural History Sunlit Showcase Of Philippine Biodiversity

    National Museum Of Natural History Sunlit Showcase Of Philippine Biodiversity

    The Philippines is touted as a world hotspot for flora and fauna biodiversity. The new National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is a fitting venue to show the best of its natural environment.

    Still on its soft opening at the former Department of Tourism (DOT) building in Agrifina Circle, Manila, NMNH has been getting social media buzz for its new look, created by Dominic Galicia Architects and interior design firm Periquet Galicia, Inc.

    In 2012, the Museum Foundation of the Philippines held a design competition on the adaptive reuse of the DOT edifice. Galicia said "adaptive reuse" mean ...

  • The National Museum Of Natural History Is Set To Open On International Museum Day 2018

    The National Museum Of Natural History Is Set To Open On International Museum Day 2018

    After its one-day open house on October 29 last year, the National Museum of Natural History is set to formally open in May 2018 in time for the celebration of International Museum Day.

    The National Museum of Natural History is the third building which completes the National Museum Complex in Manila along with the National Museum of Fine Arts and the National Museum of Anthropology. The new museum will showcase the countrys rich biodiversity and wide variety of flora and fauna, interactive activities and models, life-size replica of "Lolong the crocodile", and many more.

    Admission would ...

  • 10 Things You Should Know About Our Very Own National Museum Of Natural History

    10 Things You Should Know About Our Very Own National Museum Of Natural History

    Officially inaugurated on the 30th of September 2017, The National Museum of Natural History (Pambansang Museo ng Likas na Kasaysayan) will soon be accessible to the general public. Its grand opening is slated on the 18th of May 2018, coinciding the International Museum Day.

  • Manila Open House The National Museum Of Natural History

    Manila Open House The National Museum Of Natural History

    The National Museum of Natural History held an open house last October 29, 2017 giving glimpse of a fascinating collection of the country's rich flora and fauna in the first museum in the Philippines dedicated to natural history.