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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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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
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Paranaque, Philippines
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Paranaque, Philippines
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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 

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22 helpful votes 22 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.

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Manila, Philippines
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176 reviews 176 reviews
62 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 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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138 reviews 138 reviews
124 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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hobart
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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8 helpful votes 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

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London, UK
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7 reviews 7 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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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
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5 reviews 5 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 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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