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Bohol National Museum

Address: Carlos P. Garcia Avenue | Old Capitol Complex, Tagbilaran City, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 919 593 1265
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Manila, Philippines
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157 reviews 157 reviews
60 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Though there was clearly an effort in making the museum interesting, the end result regretfully falls short. The exhibits, though numerous, were displayed in a manner that was staid, disengaging and ultimately boring. The experience can be likened to reading a history textbook: rich in information and pictures, but lacking in zest, such that you just want to get to... More 

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Tianjin Region, China
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139 reviews 139 reviews
125 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

So much to do in Bohol (Philippines) monkeys, beaches, getting sunburnt eating balut, the chocolate, hills, waterfalls, underground cave, loboc boat trips, in all there on one island, 3 hours from Cebu and 8 hours from Mindanao

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

when traveling you never know when you will find something interesting. entrance wasn't expensive and was interesting look. while my wife and i were touring the island

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London, UK
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

It's not the best museum, but for the tiny entrance fee it's more than worth popping in and looking around the exhibits. Look out for the models explaining how the Chocolate Hills were formed.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Before visiting /travelling in bohol, I highly recommend visiting this museum as it explains how chocolate hills formed with illustrations, how many different seashells and butterflies it has with examples, the origins of the island people with some skeletons and the small tersier animal's example... Then here you start your journey... Chocolate hills, tersier forest, perfect landscape with ocean view...

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Manila, Philippines
5 reviews 5 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

IT was Php10 to tour the museum. It's a very small museum but had a lot of interesting facts about Bohol. I'm glad we stumbled upon it when we explored the city.

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London UK...
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The museum has sustained a large amount of structural damage and is closed due to the amount of structural damage and for the well being of the public's safety.

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San Juan
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25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

we were just curious so we entered, nothing to see. 2 stuffed Tarsiers, that u can actually picture- the dude was so helpful- very few items inside. just enjoy the aircon -to rest a bit- for weary travelers

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Recently returned from holidays in Philippines and was lucky enough to find the services of a wonderful young man with a bike Ticki who drove us all over this great island. Bohol museum, Tagbilaran cathedral are next to each other and are truly worth visiting, its a must stop if you visit this Island. ..the entrance cost, like all prices... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

It's located in the central district near their public park besides their old City Hall. They charge 10pesos only for the entrance fee. The museum has collection of artifacts, bones, pottery and china ware dated centuries ago or before that. A must see Museum when your in Bohol. Don't leave Bohol without visiting this place. Its fun and learning. Its... More 

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