The National Museum of the Philippines is the official repository established in 1901 as a natural history and ethnography museum of the Philippines. It is located next to Rizal Park and near Intramuros in Manila. Its main building was designed in 1918 by an American architect Daniel Burnham.
Today, that building, the former home of the Congress of the Philippines, holds the National Art Gallery, natural sciences and other support divisions.The adjacent building in the Agrifina Circle of Rizal Park, formerly housing the Department of Finance, houses the Anthropology and Archaeology Divisions and is known as the Museum of the Filipino People.
Museum of the Filipino People
The Museum of the Filipino People is a component museum of the National Museum of the Philippines that houses its Anthropology and Archaeology Divisions. It is located in the Agrifina Circle, Rizal Park, Manila adjacent to the main National Museum building which houses the Museum of the Filipino People. Said latter building formerly housed the Department of Finance.