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Address: National Road, Baclayon, Philippines
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In the same complex as Baclayon Church of the Immaculate Conception, though...

In the same complex as Baclayon Church of the Immaculate Conception, though it is separate in the sense that the museum charges an entrance fee and the church does not.

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The Museum is attached to the Baclayon Church. The church was closed when we visited so we went to the museum. It is rather dusty and drab but it has some nice religious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
ohiowanderer
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Columbus OH
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Columbus OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museum is attached to the Baclayon Church. The church was closed when we visited so we went to the museum. It is rather dusty and drab but it has some nice religious artifacts. There is a pleasant garden in the back.

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is very easy to stop and visit this special church, and they need help in 2016 and beyond to gather enthusiasm to continue with repairs from the earthquake that hit them especially hard. It costs less than one US Dollar for official entry. There is a museum and the church (currently closed for rebuilding).

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Thank JohnInItaly
LA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This old church and museum was destroyed during a strong quake. Now they are trying to restore it, so that the next generation will be able to see this wonderful heritage.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

The church and museum are attached and the church is currently undergoing some renovation. You can walk into part of the church, but a large portion is off limits. You can take photos while in the church, but no photos are allowed to be taken inside of the museum. The church is cool to see if you like old architecture.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Baclayon church otherwise known as San Agustin church was built in 1596 and is one of the oldest in the Philippines. Unfortunately is was devastated during the earthquake of 2013. The museum houses interesting pieces from candelabras, priest garments, religious icons, ancient documents, etc.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I spent only about 10 minutes in the museum. It has some old relics that were interesting, but also old and dusty. The church is lovely, but undergoing renovations after the earthquake, which took away from the experience. Definitely worth a bit of time, but don't plan to be there for more than 20 minutes altogether. Photos in the museum... More 

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New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

It's very sad that the church has not been recovered yet from the wreckage of the past earthquake . Although , it's always be a memory that stay still !!! It will take time to recuperate to its original structure :(

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Dumaguete City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Paid 50 pesos just to see what's inside. Nothing extraordinary, just some relics kept intact, but was unkempt. There was dust everywhere. Photos are not allowed. I hope they run the place well. But if you are a relic fanatic, then its for you.

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Cainta, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

The museum is located beside the Baclayon church. There is a P50.00 ($1.00) entrance fee that comes with a tour guide. Inside you can see the old holy statues and dresses used to clothes these statues. There were also dresses with gold lining and the like. The museum was an old residents of priests and nuns. It is not allowed... More 

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Marikina, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

After visiting the adjacent Baclayon Church, we visited their Ecclesiastical Museum. As the name indicates, the museum focuses on ECCLESISTICAL objects-- those pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church. The museum allows you to travel back to the era before Vatican II reforms made Roman Catholic churches "modernized." There are Tridentine vestments and pre-Vatican II altar cards, church historical records, and... More 

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