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.
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Carlos P. Garcia Avenue | Old Capitol Complex, Tagbilaran City, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 919 593 1265
Improve this listing

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 39 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Improve and Invest

Museums are among my favorite places. It speaks a lot of the place's history, culture, traditions, and ancient technology. It excited me to know there's one in the City of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Ten P
,
Paranaque, Philippines
Add Photo Write a Review

39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this attraction
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Thai first
  • Any
English first
Las Pinas, Philippines
Level Contributor
70 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The Bohol Museum is situated in the city. Entrance is P10 per head and the rate is these tours equals the quality of what you will see or experience. They did try to present the history, culture and archaeological artifacts of Bohol, but the museum was just too sad-looking. A few skulls and mandatory bones there, some fossilized clams here...... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Paranaque, Philippines
Level Contributor
36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Museums are among my favorite places. It speaks a lot of the place's history, culture, traditions, and ancient technology. It excited me to know there's one in the City of Tagbilaran, and so we paid a visit. I was touched by the staff's sincerity - including the guard - trying to explain to us the displays. They even tried to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Canada
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I understand that the museum will be moved to a better location soon, so this review cuts the museum some slack. Currently, the exhibits, while interesting and highly informative, obviously appear to have been placed there temporarily. Some exhibits are better than others but if you take the time to go through everything, you'll get a good sense of Bohol's... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Level Contributor
37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

all was good. you will have time for yourself here. the staff was helpful and the items and artifacts are well preserved.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Manila, Philippines
Level Contributor
196 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tianjin Region, China
Level Contributor
137 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
hobart
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, UK
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manila, Philippines
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Bohol National Museum also viewed

Bohol Island, Bohol Province
 
Tagbilaran City, Bohol Island
Tagbilaran City, Bohol Island
 

Been to Bohol National Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Bohol National Museum and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Bohol National Museum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?