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Palawan Museum

Rizal Avenue | Old City Hall Building, Mendoza Park, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 8700, Philippines
63 48 433 2963
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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

One has to give it to the people running this place -- despite their meager resources and the apathy towards museums and history and culture in general, they've managed to keep this place running. It could use a major boost, though, and need not look further than the nearby Palawan Heritage Center for inspiration.

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Rochester, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Just an ok museum to me but its worth a visit! every person have different perceptions for me being in a very historic place I find this museum ok but not that so informative during my visit 2007! But as I said every individual is different!

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Veal Sbov
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74 reviews 74 reviews
50 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Dusty and poor lighting and ventilation as well. The front desk will just let you roam around. Artifacts were not strategically displayed making it more and more boring as you roam around.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

The place gives a good idea of the history of the area. However, there are no guides, no signages even in the area. It's small, but well-kept. No visible signs of dust, but quite warm to visit since it is not air-conditioned.

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Marikina, Philippines
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

A nice little museum with interesting things inside. The fee is only 20 PHP. Good to visit if you have time to spare. Closing time is 4pm or 5pm I think. But for me I think The Heritage is much better and they have interactive displays.

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Nice collection of odds and ends from various parts of the province. Could use a little upkeep, but still worth the visit if you want some cool trivia about the culture and history of Palawan.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

20 PHP entry. Nice to get some background on the history of the island, interesting exhibits relating to indigenous tribes.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

A great little museum,set on two floors,that gives a good insight into the flora,fauna,history,trade position and peoples of palawan.

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Antipolo
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

This is where we started our tour. I liked how the museum was organized and also liked that at the end of the tour, there is a short film on Palawan.

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Manila, Philippines
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

The museum is nothing compare to other museums I have visited in the other provinces with the same entrance fee (20 pesos). Dusty and poor lighting and ventilation as well. The front desk will just let you roam around. Artifacts were not strategically displayed making it more and more boring as you roam around. Might as well not include this... More

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