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Address: Rizal Avenue | Old City Hall Building, Mendoza Park, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 8700, Philippines
Phone Number: 63 48 433 2963
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You can visit this museum during a walk around the city. Only 20peso I think It's an old building and you can see some native items and read about it.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2015
Marb L
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Lelystad, Flevoland, Netherlands
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Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is quite small but I learned so much about the local culture from my short visit. Staff were friendly.

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Thank IanSydney2014
Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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120 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy visit this nice PALAWAN museum located at Mendoza park in the heart of PUERTO princesa city and I have to say is really intersting to UNDERSTANDT the past and present history of PALAWAN island and the local people's history. I advice all foreign at least to pass give a visit here before to leave PALAWAN.

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Thank Kelly S
Lelystad, Flevoland, Netherlands
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

You can visit this museum during a walk around the city. Only 20peso I think It's an old building and you can see some native items and read about it.

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Thank Marb L
Shanghai, China
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843 reviews
475 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,038 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

We were looking forward to getting an introduction to the history and ecology of Palawan, but this museum offers only a perfunctory overview. The ground floor consists only a few amateurish paintings of fauna and flora and mere replicas of finds from the Tabon Caves. Nonetheless, it does give some sense of the rich prehistoric finds unearthed on the island.... More 

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Thank Raymond W
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

DONT GO HERE. This place is rally not word your time. So small and your Just on your own there. The entree is 100 peso, so that's not so much, bud still to much for wat you see there.

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Thank Milou v
Bacolod, Philippines
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The museum will give you a brief history of the indigenous people of Palawan. The famous manunggul jar found inside the Tabon Caves at Lipuun. It will also give you a brief history of how the native tribes lived with artifacts coming from different tribes. They also showcase the artifacts retrieved from a ship wreck found on the waters of... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This City museum had been existing for 19-20 years and is located in Palawan City hall. Entrance fee is 50 pesos for an adult. The museum gives you an insight of Palawan history and heritage and a little of the endangered species living in Palawan area.The only thing which is missing is itemized labeling of the displayed items - their... More 

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Thank Vivian A
Adelaide
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552 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Our whole experience at this museum was terrible. We arrived at about 1:27pm to see a sign that the afternoon session did not open until 1:30pm, but the door was open and staff at the counter, so we asked if they were open yet. A very grumpy woman, who seemed to want to be anywhere else except at work, reluctantly... More 

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Philippines
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193 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Housed in the old City Hall building adjacent to Mendoza Park, this museum is a must see place. The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is currently a nominee to the New 7 Wonders of Nature and is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List, together with the Tubbataha Reefs.

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Thank HARI_2068
Las Pinas
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1,343 reviews
610 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 644 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I wish that the collections were better arranged. Not too many interesting items on display. Needs some refurbishing

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