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UPLB Museum of Natural History

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Interesting local museum. Great for kids to visit especially after taking a stroll around the... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Metro Manila, Philippines
interesting collections

MNH has many interesting collections. This is a must place visit when in Los Banos. This is... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Ruby Y
Austin, Texas
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18 Apr 2018
17 Jul 2017
“interesting collections”
This museum consists of preserved biological and zoological specimens, wood samples; by-products of microorganism, and also thousands of living plants/trees maintained in a separate location. This museum also serves as a reference for science and a...more
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CFNR Quadrangle, Cor Domingo Lantican Ave | University of the Philippines Los Banos, Los Banos, Luzon 4031, Philippines
+63 49 536 3669
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Interesting local museum. Great for kids to visit especially after taking a stroll around the nearby botanic gardens.

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

MNH has many interesting collections. This is a must place visit when in Los Banos. This is likewise an excellent place to visit for students' trips. The entrance fee is very cheap. The staff are very knowledgeable and firendly.

1  Thank Ruby Y
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Head over to the UPLB-Museum of Natural History and be treated to an amazing collection of Philippine Flora and Fauna on display both in the museum itself but also in the surrounding area. The museum is located at UPLB's upper (forestry) campus at the foot...More

Thank Djop T
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

A quick visit to the UPLB Museum of Natural History revealed new and interesting exhibits, and gradual refurbishments of old and worn down dioramas. Fun time with their new live insects and epiphytes display.

1  Thank Tarictichornbill
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I suggest that you start early in the day if you plan to go here. There's an extensive collection and just to go through in a good pace will be at least 2 hours. Afterwards, you can walk to the nearby Makiling Botanic Gardens (another...More

1  Thank leather_panda
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Yes, subsidies! It has a lot to offer, but due to poor maintenance, some of its collections are falling into disrepair and/or neglect. Nonetheless, the collection is diverse and covers a lot of fields in natural history. Cheap entrance fee but big in learning.

2  Thank Gabriel G
Reviewed 21 January 2016

The UPLB Museum of Natural History has good collections of the Philippine "biodiversity." It serves as a research and documentation arm of the Philippine flora and fauna. You'll see items you've never seen before. However, the place needs rehabilitation. I believe there's much they can...More

3  Thank SherwinJoseph
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

The UPLB MNH is nestled within the beautiful forested campus of CFNR in UP Los Banos right next to the Makiling Botanic Gardens.

2  Thank Tarictichornbill
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Khian C
14 April 2017|
Response from MNHUPLB | Property representative |
Hello there! The museum is closed on Sundays.
Kaizar I
4 September 2016|
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Response from MNHUPLB | Property representative |
The Museum is closed on Sundays and official holidays. But we accept visitors 8:00AM - 5:00PM Mondays to Saturdays.
Kaizar I
4 September 2016|
Response from Tarictichornbill | Reviewed this property |
No, it is open Monday to Saturday, but I heard they do open to class field trips on Sunday by request