National Museum of Anthropology (Manila)

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National Museum of Anthropology

The National Museum of Anthropology (Filipino: Pambansang Museo ng Antropolohiya), formerly known as the Museum of the Filipino People (Filipino: Museo ng Lahing Pilipino), is a component museum of the National Museum of the Philippines that houses the anthropology and archaeology divisions. It is located in the Agrifina Circle, Rizal Park, Manila adjacent to the National Museum of Fine Arts building. The building formerly housed the Department of Finance.[1] It also houses the wreck of the San Diego, ancient artifacts, and zoology divisions.

Galleries/Offices[edit]

Ground Floor[edit]
Hallway leading to the offices
  • Ifugao House / Courtyard
  • Office of the Museum Foundation of the Philippines
  • Office of the Archaeology Division
  • Office of the Ethnology Division
  • Office of the Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage Division
  • National Museum Library
Second Floor[edit]
The San Diego: 500 Years of Maritime Trade Gallery
Garing: The Philippines at the Crossroads of Ivory Trade Gallery
  • Marble Hall
  • The San Diego: 500 Years of Maritime Trade
  • Garing: The Philippines at the Crossroads of Ivory Trade
Third Floor[edit]
One of the objects displayed at the Bangsamoro Gallery
A diorama of the discovery of burial jars displayed at the "Kaban ng Lahi" Gallery
  • Of War and Peace
  • Manlilikha ng Bayan Hall (National Living Treasure)
  • "Lumad: Mindanao"
  • Faith, Tradition and Place: Bangsamoro Art from the National Ethnographic Collection
  • "Kaban ng Lahi" (Archaeological Treasures)
Fourth Floor[edit]
Rice, Biodiversity and Climate Change Gallery
One of the textiles exhibited at the "Hibla ng Lahing Filipino" Gallery
  • Reception Hall (Changing Gallery)
  • Rice, Biodiversity and Climate Change
  • "Hibla ng Lahing Filipino:" The Artistry of Philippine Textiles
  • "Baybayin:" Traditional Scripts of the Philippines
  • Entwined Spheres: Mats and Baskets as Containers, Costumes and Conveyors
  • Office of the Museum Services Division
Fifth Floor[edit]
  • Ethnological and Zoological Repositories
Facade of the National Museum of Anthropology in 2014. 
Facade of the Museum of the Filipino People (before renovation). 
A model of an Ifugao house in the courtyard of the building. 

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Villalon, A. (30 January 2017). "At long last, Manila now has a museum precinct/complex". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 30 January 2017. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 14°35′07″N 120°58′51″E / 14.58528°N 120.98083°E / 14.58528; 120.98083