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National Museum and Art Gallery

Frederick St. 117, Port of Spain, Trinidad
+1 868-623-5941
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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.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good46%
  • Average28%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“savannah park” (2 reviews)
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Frederick St. 117, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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+1 868-623-5941
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised that admission is free. My two grands had a great time exploring our local history. Lots of room for improvement. Hopefully a work in progress. Being an island nation with a rich nautical past I would have liked to see more maritime exhibits....More

Thank NauticalSolutions
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We went to the museum for a quick stroll around but ended up staying for nearly 2 hours. There was a Japanese exhibition which was mediocre. The main appeal was the historic pieces dating from the geological past to the modern political and sporting history....More

Thank David M
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

It might be a bit dated but the museum looks amazing! Great collection and learned a lot about Trinidad and Tobago history. The art collection is also quite impressive as is the building itself!

Thank Jan v
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Nicely organized. Free admission. Good exhibits and history. 2 floors. Nice interactive section for children.

Thank TravelinAlan
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The museum covers the geology, petroleum industry, natural history, sports, art, and history of the island. Admission is free. It is a nice museum where you will learn a lot about the island. You can tell that they are doing the best they can on...More

Thank srldiver
Reviewed 15 April 2017

When walking down along the Queen's Savannah Park we came in its southwestern corner to the Chinese built National Academy of the Performing Arts with its double-curved metal roof. Next to it is the Victorian building, which now houses the 'National Museum and Art Gallery'....More

1  Thank saronic
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Free entrance was a bonus. It needs a little brushing up but still worth going through. All in one place, various section from history and culture to modern sports and arts.

1  Thank aquauomo
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We spent less than hour here and felt it worthwhile. If you are walking up to Queen's park, you pass right by. In an historic building, the displays include art, history and natural history exhibits. The information on the early slave trade was sobering. Just...More

Thank pfefmeister
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

This was a good national Museum in the heart of port of Spain. The best part of it is it was free to get into. You can tell they don't have a lot of money to run it, but they're doing the best they can...More

Thank ClintPage
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The museum is split into different sections of the islands' culture; sport, history, independence, geography, art, and fashion. The exhibits are well laid out in a chronological order making it easy to follow the history. The sport section seems well invested in where as other...More

Thank Aidan W
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