The entrance is free in National Museum at National History.
My sister bragged about their trip at the museum a few months before my first vacation in the Philippines. So I added it on my itinerary.
Travelling Sisters at the National Museum of National History
That’s what we are. My sister, mom, aunt, and I went to the museum through Grab.
OK so I spent in transportation and dinner but that’s about it. Kudos for the government for allowing Filipinos to learn at museums without paying anything. Now this is a tax well spent.
I know you will want to have a photo in the lobby. Patience is a virtue as they say. Stay long enough to have a photo bomber free selfie.
We spent a lot of time at the first floor because our mom and aunt doesn’t want to take the stair or elevator.
Fortunately, they were up for picture taking so there I was, the unofficial photographer pressing my Sony a6000 and iPhone.
I did have few photos taken by my sibling.
We left our mom and aunt happily watching people, a hobby I am also fond of but rarely share it to others, now you know.
Feels like a Jurassic movie? The last time I saw remains of dinosaur was when I went to The Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology in Drumheller, Alberta, Canada.
We were able to go in every floor. I took many photos of exhibits and the architecture of the museum which I really like.
From here I’ll share more some selected photos that will hopefully encourage you to see it in person.
Everything seems new in the museum. I was glad to see a lot of teenagers spending a day in a museum other than a mall or with their devices. (I’m also guilty of this).
I think this is a coral. It’s hard to choose what I like best in the museum. Hmmm.
This insect kinda resembles a brooch. It’s shiny and colourful; it’s no wonder I had to capture all these details in my camera.
Make sure to look outside the window to get a glimpse and a take a photo of another dinosaur skeleton hanging in a ceiling.
Who doesn’t like a Greek column? I am assuming these are Corinthian columns. The other two are Ionic and Doric which are simpler than Corinthian.
Ended the Day with a Dinner
After going through every floor and stuck my face to glasses to have a good look and to photograph small critters, we end the day with a dinner.
I highly recommend the restaurant. You can even have a takeout of leftover like what we did. There’s no way that I’ll let fried rice be wasted.
This is a surprise looking back. I can splurge for a meal and be frugal at the same time. I have to thank my parents for teaching us not to waste food and saving at a young age.
What national museum in Manila have you been to?