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Marcos Museum & Mausoleum

Batac, Luzon, Philippines
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Type: Specialty Museums
Description: A museum dedicated to the political doings of President Ferdinand Marcos, whose waxen body lies in air-conditioned splendor.
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Amsterdam
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411 reviews 411 reviews
234 attraction reviews
376 helpful votes 376 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My first time to be in a mausoleum where the actual dead body is displayed. I saw only sarcophagus placed on top of the tomb like Napoleon Bonaparte's displayed at the chapel behind Hotel des Invalides. and that of Miguel Lopez de Legaspi displayed inside Cebu Cathedral. I saw a very solemn and dignified tomb. It appeared Marcos is still... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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90 attraction reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Having grown up when Marcos was in power in the Philippines, and seeing him on the news from time to time, it was interesting to know more about the man, and what visions he held for his country. So much in the West was coverage of his, not to mention his wife's, excesses, so to see the history of the... More

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Antipolo City, Philippines
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Being an ILOCANO myself and have grown in the neighboring province of ABRA during the MARCOS time, it was my pleasure to be able to go and see the President Marcos Presidential Center where his memorabilias and paraphernalias are on display. When I was entering the museum, where the windows are the old type with sea shells, I was taken... More

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Bulan, Sorsogon, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The place is very accessible even if you are not bringing a vehicle of your own. The picture museum reminded of the Marcos' glory days. This attraction is really rich in history. Nice place to visit.

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Cavite City, Philippines
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

serve as back in time of our history how marcos made legacy to our country not only for ilocos region but for the country.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Knowing and exploring moee about ferdinand marcos. Looking up to him as a man, a politician, a filipino, and especially a kind of a father he become, with the help of his family and friends..

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Laoag, Philippines
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The museum was one of their houses and they turned into a museum since it is not used by the family. I have been there during field trips when I was a kid and when we are touring some relatives. If you want to know the life of Ferdinand Marcos and his family then visit the place along with Malacanang... More

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Milpitas, California
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Pay a visit to the Mausoleum only if you're a follower of ex Pres. Marcos and if not, don't waste your time. The body of the ex President is not real, seems is just a wax. And for the Marcos Museum nothing much to see except a few memorabilias like pictures, slipper, gown and etc. Nothing really relevant. When we... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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172 attraction reviews
1,057 helpful votes 1,057 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This museum was dedicated to the late President Marcos. We visited this Museum during a tour of the area and was surprised to see that President Marcos body was here nad lies in state. No picture taking were allowed (very understandable) and we were informed that this was his actual body.

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Paranaque, Philippines
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

PHP 40.00 for the entrance fee per head for the museum and no entrance fee for the Mausoleum. You'll see old pictures of marcos family, wedding gown of Imelda Marcos and her slippers, etc..

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