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Home to a large collection of works by Trinidad artists and a number of exhibits on the cultural history of the island.
Frederick St. 117, Port of Spain, Trinidad
+1 868-623-5941
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum needs an upgrade. The displays and artifacts show lot of information but in an unimpressive way. Some passages are very narrow. If there is a big group visiting, then you are stuck. It took us less than 30 minutes to go through everything....More

Thank BKTX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located at the south-east corner of Queen's Park Savannah, this old museum traces what life was like on the island at various times and in different social classes. It has a room with paintings by Cazaubon. One is dedicated to oil drilling at sea. While...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

The exterior is a charming throwback to colonial times. The interior is a maze with an assembly of diverse parts: geology natural history, hydrocarbon extraction and industry, colonial history, agriculture, art and so on Many exhibits are ancient and not well presented. The best part,...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2018

While the exhibits hold many interesting things, the National Museum is in dire need of a larger location and exhibits outlining the 1970 Black Power Uprising and the 1990 Attempted coup. Still a decent visit for anyone wanting to learn more about our nation's history...More

Thank devinquanking
Reviewed 1 August 2018

One the west side of the Savannah is a row of magnificent, distinct per colonial mansions. One of the most interesting is the National Museum and Art Gallery. I did not go inside as it was too late each day. But, I stopped and took...More

Thank TravelQ6492QE
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Well worth a visit but, not very impressive for a Museum representing Trinidad & Tobago. But I suppose it shows the poverty in this beautiful country.

Thank Glendanicholson
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This gorgeous example of Trinidadian architecture just seems very inviting fro the street. Even better once you are inside.

Thank yachtsbyyo
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We enjoyed our visit to the National Museum and Art Gallery! Topics included: colonization - sources of economy and industry - the people. Nice exhibits on sports - wildlife - geology. Enjoyed the photography gallery! Several groups of school age children but they were well...More

Thank Dr Tim T
Reviewed 21 March 2018

My wife and I walked here from the hotel and it was very nice. I especially loved the wood carving on display. The art work was fantastic as well. Oh admission is free.

Thank Miguel R
Reviewed 6 March 2018

had a history of the area and many cultural exhibits.the upper floor had a display of local artists that was entertaining

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22 September 2018|
Response from yachtsbyyo | Reviewed this property |
You can just walk in.