We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
It is always a welcome treat!

The entrance to the museum is already included when you enter Fort Santiago. We love visitng Rizal... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Dasmarinas City, Philippines
Insight on a national hero

Thoughtful and insightful museum about Jose Rizal within Fort Santiago. Entry to the shrine is... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Glen Iris, Australia
via mobile
Read all 245 reviews
All photos (159)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“his life”(15 reviews)
“national hero”(40 reviews)
“great man”(10 reviews)
As featured in Manila never sleeps.
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Santa Clara Street, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
+63 917 851 9548
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Manila
from US$ 11.50
More Info
from US$ 97.94
More Info
from US$ 138.00
More Info
from US$ 20.00
More Info
Reviews (245)
Filter reviews
163 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews his life national hero great man jose rizal foot steps firing squad small museum walk around death execution fort memorabilia history philippines trial rebellion timeline
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 163 reviews
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
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a well designed display about the life of Rizal. I had not heard about this individual. It covers the end of his life and his execution.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jim C
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 927 nearby hotels
Red Planet Manila Binondo
131 reviews
.63 km away
White Knight Hotel Intramuros
436 reviews
.77 km away
Ramada Manila
709 reviews
.80 km away
The Bayleaf Intramuros
1,693 reviews
1.03 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 13,685 nearby restaurants
Eng Bee Tin
176 reviews
.76 km away
Ristorante Delle Mitre
183 reviews
.73 km away
New Po Heng Lumpia House
20 reviews
.73 km away
Max's Restaurant
32 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2,432 nearby attractions
San Agustin Museum
357 reviews
.80 km away
San Agustin Church
1,429 reviews
.79 km away
Manila Cathedral
980 reviews
.40 km away
Casa Manila
379 reviews
.77 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Rizal Shrine staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines