We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

National Museum and Art Gallery

Frederick St. 117, Port of Spain, Trinidad
+1 868-623-5941
Call
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 39.00*
and up
Port of Spain and Fort George Sightseeing Tour
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Home to a large collection of works by Trinidad artists and a number of exhibits on the cultural history of the island.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good47%
  • Average27%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“on display” (4 reviews)
“island nation” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Frederick St. 117, Port of Spain, Trinidad
CONTACT
Website
+1 868-623-5941
Write a ReviewReviews (92)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

21 - 30 of 80 reviews

Reviewed 30 April 2016

Its always great when you get the chance to experience different cultures and lifestyles. Interesting how much we learn and replicate at times

Thank Joel C
Reviewed 22 April 2016

The best part of the museum and art gallery is the actual architecture of the building itself. The exhibits are not the best and the building interior needs significant restoration and upgrade.

Thank 1242Briguy
Reviewed 21 February 2016

A pleasingly eclectic collection of stuff old and new housed in a Victorian pile people liked so much that it was painstakingly rebuilt to the original plan after it was gutted by fire in 1920. Especially charming is the Cazabon Gallery - genteel Victorian landscapes...More

Thank Aussie-wanderer52
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I loved learning about all the history of Trinidad and Tobago as well as seeing the artwork from Trini' artists. Worth the time!

Thank Nvstalot
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Small museum with free entry giving an interesting insight into local history and culture. It is actually further north than the trip advisor map suggests, being on the corner of Keate Street and Frederick Street, however easy to walk to from downtown PoS.

1  Thank madmikeb
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The museum covered a variety of subjects, showing both historical artefacts and different animal species. We were visiting for the day with a cruise, and this seemed to be the best way of getting a feel for the history of the country in our limited...More

Thank Gøril H
Reviewed 8 January 2016

My children love museums and science centers. This one has an art collection and a short history of oil and gas and the sugar cane industry. Was an overall pleasant experience. It would be fantastic if the areas could be brought up to date. It...More

Thank Ydaisy
Reviewed 8 January 2016

I visited in November 2015 and was the only person in the gallery that day. The museum offers a mix of art—there was an exhibit on 19th-century watercolors and the view of Trinidad—natural history, and history/social studies. The room on petroleum exploration and extraction seemed...More

Thank AP32016
Reviewed 7 January 2016

As visitors to Trinidad we found this the best place to get an overview of the history, geology, people, economy and culture. The displays are rather dated and sometimes hard to read but are still very informative and thought-provoking. The artwork on display is fascinating....More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 30 December 2015

It was an average experience, some items were really interesting, however the size of the Museum and the level of service was not great. Though the official time to open is 10 am, the government officials came at their own leisure at ~ 11 am...More

2  Thank saketjhunjhunwala001
PreviousNext
1234568
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 47 hotels in Trinidad
Copper Kettle Hotel
17 reviews
.38 km away
Forty Winks Inn
197 reviews
.93 km away
Hilton Trinidad & Conference Centre
1,912 reviews
.96 km away
The Carlton Savannah
285 reviews
1.16 km away
Nearby Restaurants
BUZO Osteria Italiana
842 reviews
.78 km away
Eagle's Restaurant
29 reviews
1.02 km away
Town Restaurant & Bar
299 reviews
.70 km away
Lola's Food Company
28 reviews
.96 km away
Nearby Attractions
Shakers Cocktail Bar
11 reviews
1.24 km away
Queen's Park Savannah
514 reviews
1.32 km away
Royal Botanical Gardens
279 reviews
1.39 km away
Emperor Valley Zoo
318 reviews
1.58 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from National Museum and Art Gallery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit