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Probably one of the best type of vacation: learning while having fun!

For those hungry for knowledge about anything under the sun, one of the best places to visit is the National Museum of the Philippines. Established in 1901, the site which hosts a number of artifacts representing the country’s cultural and natural heritage satisfies the appetite for the Filipino background not only by the foreigners but also by the locals. With a number of divisions to its name, a trip inside the museum would guarantee a fun day filled with new discoveries.

National Museum

 

Planetarium Division

Shows regarding the universe and everything related to it are presented at specific schedules so better make sure to check the museum schedule before visiting as this is one of those presentations you won’t want to miss. The museum also holds a projector within its premises that could project the night sky in all its glory.

Zoology Division

Exhibits a number of collections of the different types of animals. The divisions are further broken down to birds, mammals, insects, amphibians and reptiles.

Botany Division

Centered on the abundant flora found in the country, this division exhibits dioramas of Philippine vegetation, displays of 19th century prints and pollen displays and others.

Arts Division

Probably one of the most interesting divisions, this part of the museum boasts of the different art works of Filipino artists ranging from painting, sculptures, photography and much more. This division alone would take hours to explore especially for the art enthusiasts.

Of course, these are not all what the National Museum of the Philippines has to offer. More interesting sights and sounds can be found within its boundaries. For more information about the museums schedules and exhibits, drop by their website and browse over before ultimately visiting this glorious attraction!


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