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Address: Carlos P. Garcia Avenue | Old Capitol Complex, Tagbilaran City, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 919 593 1265
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This is an interesting place to visit if you seek history. Though the building is not so physically inviting but history is interesting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2015
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English first
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40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This is an interesting place to visit if you seek history. Though the building is not so physically inviting but history is interesting.

Thank Livycious
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

This museum offers a great overview of the nature and history of the Philippines in general, and the island of Bohol specifically. It's not large, so you can stop by anytime you are in Tagbilaran City and enjoy it.

Thank Liz R
Cebu City, Philippines
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

a must place to visit if u are in Bohol. I been to a few places in the Phils.. but so far Bohol is the friendliest town iv ben to. With all those smiling faces that greet you the moment u step on the port. Surely you will be proud to your friends showing your pic taken at BOHOL NATIONAL... More 

Thank ping920
Las Pinas, Philippines
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80 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 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 

Thank Michael B
Paranaque, Philippines
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 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 

4 Thank Ten P
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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 

1 Thank ReaderRabbit22
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37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 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.

1 Thank Hunter T
Manila, Philippines
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205 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 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 

Thank LSSantos
Tianjin Region, China
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136 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 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

1 Thank DannyTeller
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16 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

Thank daglas2007

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