The National Historical Commission of the Philippines announces the temporary closure of its history museums in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Batangas province due to the upsurge of Covid-19 cases in these areas.  The closure will take effect from 20 March until 5 April 2021 in accordance to Resolution No. 103 of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases dated 18 March 2021. The museums that will be closed are:

Metro Manila:

  1. Museo ni Jose Rizal Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila
  2. Museo ni Apolinario Mabini-PUP, Sta. Mesa, Manila
  3. Museo ng Katipunan, Pinaglabanan Memorial Shrine, San Juan City
  4. Museo El Deposito, Pinaglabanan Memorial Shrine, San Juan City
  5. Museo ni Manuel Quezon, Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City
  6. Presidential Car Museum, Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City


  1. Museo ni Apolinario Mabini Tanauan, Tanauan City
  2. Museo ni Miguel Malvar, Sto. Tomas
  3. Museo nina Marcela MariƱo at Felipe Agoncillo, Taal
  4. Museo nina Leon at Galicano Apacible, Taal

Other NHCP museums are open for booked tours. Walk-in visitors will not be entertained. Guided tours are, unfortunately, unavailable. Guests are advised to strictly follow health protocols such as wearing face masks and face shields and using alcohol-based sanitizers for disinfection.

We hope to welcome everyone again when the restrictions are lifted.