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National Museum of Natural History


The National Museum of Natural History, located in the museum complex in Rizal Park, Manila opened in 2018. The building has a glass dome supported by a double helix structure inspired by DNA. The dome and supporting structure is dubbed as the "Tree of Life.” The glass dome provides plenty of natural lighting for the six-storey building. Within the Tree of Life is an elevator that takes guests up to the sixth floor. There is also a circular staircase that takes visitors to all 12 galleries that showcase the Philippines' natural resources.

  • First Floor: Tree of Life foyer (Introduction to the Museum), Lower Entrance Hall, Lower Courtyard, Education and Function Halls, Visitor Services
  • Second Floor: Gallery XI (Our Natural Inheritance), Gallery XII (Temporary Exhibitions), Upper Entrance Hall, Upper Courtyard, Reception Hall
  • Third Floor: Gallery IX (Mangroves, Beaches and Intertidal Zones), Gallery X (The Marine Realm)
  • Fourth Floor: Gallery V (Mossy, Montane and Pine Forests), Gallery VI (Lowland Evergreen Rainforests), Gallery VII (Ultramafic and Limestone Karst Forests), Gallery VIII (Freshwater Wetlands)
  • Fifth Floor: Gallery I (Philippine Biodiversity), Gallery II (The Geology of the Philippines), Gallery III (Minerals and Energy Resources), Gallery IV (Life Through Time)
  • Sixth Floor: Roof Garden, Function Halls, National Museum Conference Center


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Business Hour

Closed Now
  • Saturday
    10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Sunday
    10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday
    10:00 am - 05:07 pm
  • Wednesday
    10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Thursday
    10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Friday
    10:00 am - 05:00 pm

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