National Museum and Art Gallery, Port of Spain

3.5
#3 of 8 in Museums in Trinidad and Tobago
History Museum · Art Museum
Displaying approximately 10,000 items across two floors, National Museum and Art Gallery provides visitors with an insight into the culture and history of Trinidad and Tobago. The 1982 museum is a great example of Victorian era Colonial architecture. It features collections from many local artists including a collection of paintings by Michael-Jean Cazabon, the country's great painter and first internationally known artist. Find other historical artefacts such as old weaponry, army uniforms, and models of ships. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to National Museum and Art Gallery by using our Port of Spain driving holiday tool.
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  • We thought it was more of an art gallery, but were pleasantly surprised at the mix of natural history (animals plants) and cultural history (pre and post colonisation). Even more exciting was the...  more »
  • Definitely a beautiful building with tons of character and charm, sitting right by the park. There's some cool historical facts surrounding it, and definitely worth the stop if only for a few...  more »
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  • The museum is updating some of the exhibition but it is still beautiful. The exhibit on our history need to be revamped but the art gallery is breath taking....it is tasteful, rich, full of life of our people. I am proud to be apart of such a magnificent culture...well done
  • Friendly staff. Beautiful architecture. Beautiful national art pieces. Great place to learn of the history of Trinidad and Tobago. Limited parking.
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