By: Elena Grace Flores
The National Museum has announced that entrance is “permanently free of charge for all visitors, Filipino or foreign, to its museums nationwide. The National Museum is located at the heart of Manila. It has 14 branches and flagship museums, which includes the National Art Gallery, Museum of the Filipino People, and National Planetarium.
The Board said that this is effective July 1, 2016 to enhance the interests of viewers particularly the young ones. It is hoping to achieve their goals in providing a true national museum institution dedicated to the benefit of the entire Filipino people and the world in general.
The National Museum of the Philippines, located in the City of Manila, is also a “regulatory and enforcement agency of the Government with respect to a series of cultural laws, and is responsible for various culturally significant properties, sites and reservations throughout the country”; Rappler reported.