|NM GOALS AND OBJECTIVES|
As an educational institution, the National Museum disseminates scientific and technical knowledge in more understandable and practical forms through lectures, exhibitions, interviews, and publications for students and the general public.
As scientific institution, the National Museum conducts basic research programs combining integrated laboratory and field work in anthropology and archaeology, geology and paleontology, botany and zoology. It maintains reference collections on these disciplines and promotes scientific development in the Philippines.
As a cultural center, the National Museum has taken the lead in the study and preservation of the nation's rich artistic, historic and cultural heritage in the reconstruction and rebuilding of our nation's past and venerating the great individuals who helped in the building of our nation.