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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is located inside Fort Santiago. When I was there in late December on a weekday afternoon, a staff told me it was closed. Not sure the reason.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Even though I am a foreigner, I very much enjoyed my visit to this significant and important museum dedicated to Rizal, somewhat the equivalent of George Washington to Americans. The museum is well laid out with many informative exhibits and providing much original and personal...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank profits101
Reviewed 31 August 2018

The entrance to the museum is already included when you enter Fort Santiago. We love visitng Rizal Shrine for it is a first hand experience in seeing what our national hero do as a painter,as a sculptor,as a son,as a doctor and as a husband...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank eteng2016
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Thoughtful and insightful museum about Jose Rizal within Fort Santiago. Entry to the shrine is free once you have paid to get in Fort Santiagio. Like others, as a foreigner I knew nothing about Rizal, and his shrine does a wonderful job of explaining his...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank H3565SVscottw
Reviewed 5 May 2018

being canadian I had never heard the story of Rizal so I found it to be very interesting, the musum is very good and the story it tells very heart tugging

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank louieandbetty
Reviewed 23 March 2018

We were told that we could only visit the ground floor as there was an ongoing program at the 2nd floor. I inquired further but the security did not divulge. If it is a film showing connected to the life & death of Jose Rizal...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ron d
Reviewed 12 December 2017

The Rizal Museum is located on the actual site where national hero Jose Rizal was detained in Fort Santiago while awaiting trial on charges of rebellion, sedition, and conspiracy. Death by firing squad on December 30, 1986 was his fate. The museum is home to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ITRT
Reviewed 19 October 2017

been reading Jose Rizal’s life story years ago and I was really happy having opportunity to visit his shrine (museum). the compound is also a good place to walk around away from the traffic of manila city. this area is really educative. I’m not sure...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Wilwa_Tikta
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Lately, the Rizal Shrine became more popular with the controversial photo bomb that was in the news.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank pinoytraveller2
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I have been to the Shrine several times, indeed visiting it every time I go to Manila. The amount of material there about Dr Rizal is very informative and there are many artifacts made by his hands. He was a man of many talents.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Glynn H
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