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Cagayan de Oro City Museum

in front of Gaston Park, Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao, Philippines
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- May 17, 2014
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Iligan, Philippines
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207 reviews 207 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

If you have an interest in history, this museum is worth a visit. They provide good photos and written history of Cagayan de Oro. There are not many artifact to see besides the building itself, but still gives a good sense of the history of the area. The museum is three-stories, but an easy climb. There are no windows, so... More

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Bacolod, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Tripadvisor list the two museums seprately but I guess they are one and the same because there's only one museum located across Gaston Park. This museum needs a lot of improvement. Very few artifacts but the story is interesting. This is the first time I saw a museum housed inside a water tank/reservoir. The city had no use for the... More

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Who would have imagined that an old water reservoir could be transformed into the city's museum? Quite unlikely and almost incredible, but they did it and that's undoubtedly creative. However, the materials on display seem to lack substance, variety and quantity. It's a pity that it seems like they would not be adding any more items in the near future.... More

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