National Historical Institute
The National Historical Institute was created in 1972 to integrate the diverse functions of various historical agencies. NHI is responsible for the conservation and preservation of the country's historical legacies. Its major thrusts encompass an ambitious cultural program on historical studies, curatorial works, architectural conservation, Philippine heraldry, historical information dissemination activities, restoration and preservation of relics and memorabilia of heroes and other renowned Filipinos.
The NHI continues to undertake historical studies, incorporating translation and publication works; acquire either by donation or purchase, the restoration, preservation and maintenance of historical sites, monuments, landmarks and shines, structures, relics and memorabilias of heroes and other eminent Filipinos, documents and other source materials; commemorate significant events and personages in Philippine history and safeguard the blazoning of the national government and its political divisions and instrumentalities.
The National Historical Institute is located at: T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita Manila; Tel. No. 59-06-46.
Aside from its offices, the NHI Building likewise houses its recently inaugurated Museum of Philippine History.