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Negros Museum

Gatuslao corner Lacson Street, Bacolod, Philippines
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Ranked #16 of 20 attractions in Bacolod
Type: Museums
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Brisbane, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Like most museums in the Philippines, the Negros Museum isn't very grand. However, one cannot measure a museum's worth on what it looks like. If you're up for a lesson about the Negros Island's history and culture, then this is the best place to go to. Don't forget to ask the front desk if there's a museum guide that can... More

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Boracay, Philippines
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were disappointed that the Museum was closed when we try to visit it. We went there Sunday morning, very excited and expecting to go inside as the tarp outside states that the Museum is open 9AM to 6PM (SUNDAY). But the guard said that they already changed the schedule from Tuesday –Sunday to Monday-Saturday. Quite disappointing yet we have... More

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Bacolod, Philippines
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I was there when there was a nice exhibition from Wayne Forte. I was actually very lucky and met the talented artist there. But apart from that, not sure how it is when there is no exhibition - there is very little information about Negros, which is a pity.

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Lake Stevens, Washington
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We took a guided tour of the museum. our guide was a local student doing an internship. She was very good and we enjoyed the stories and history she told us as we walked through the different rooms. was a nice afternoon and we learned a lot about the history of Negros.

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Bacolod CIty, Bacolod, Philippines
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

If you want to visit Bacolod city better try visiting the negros museum. because you will really learn how bacolod or negros improve or change. the history behing the bacolod city and the things that are really important in the city.

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
70 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Entrance fee: 50PHP, 40PHP for seniors. We are "museum people". We saw some things of cultural and historical interest. But mostly, I was disappointed by the dusty disarray, essential objects that weren't properly displayed and the obviously old leaks on the ceiling. Surely, there's more to Negros and its people than what appears here. According to the tourist guide, the... More

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
42 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The blogs we read led us to believe that this museum was a showcase of local culture and history. It was not that wonderful but is interesting and worth the visit if you have some time to kill. The main exhibits were some paintings of Negros cultural life and collections of some antique and old scientific equipment, household items and... More

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Sta. Maria, Bulacan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I was bedazzled by the Montelibano toy collection from all over the world. She must have spent a fortune for all of those. Keep 'em coming....

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manila, the philippines
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

has colorful murals illustrating the march of history in negros as well as engrossing dioramas depicting important persons and events, like the cinco de noviembre revolt. the management hosts exhibitions and talks of local artists. there's a collection of dolls from around the world as a side attraction and a nice cafe to cool your heels. (i thought the coffee-table... More

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laguna, philippines
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217 reviews 217 reviews
89 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Architecture was made by an American; was made into a Japanese garrison and today it is a museum. For Php50, a guide will take you around at no extra cost. Lots of things to see. I especially enjoyed the Museum Shop- they will show you the backroom collection. I wish I had money since they were selling Markarra paintings of... More

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