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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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Interesting museum

Some very interesting displays and interpretation in English Interesting sections in the native peoples of the islands with examples of their intricate handwork A small natural... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 26, 2016
Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines
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Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Some very interesting displays and interpretation in English Interesting sections in the native peoples of the islands with examples of their intricate handwork A small natural history section and a nice display of china and celadon ware recovered from wrecked ships Staff helpful and friendly

Thank Maxiesan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Must visit when you're in Puerto Princesa. A lot of replicas. There were few genuines. Guides were very informative and very friendly! The museum itself is small but they just upgraded and I think for 50 pesos it's really worth it. I learned and wow-ed a lot at how big palawan is :) thanks to this museum. It convinced me... More 

Thank Chi S
Huizingen, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

If you are interested in the history of Palawan spent some time in the musuem. We were alone in the place and had all the time to look at artefacts, pictures and reding some of the labelling. It's not sensational but we enjoyed our visi.

Thank wil298
Quezon City, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

Was disappointed with this museum to be honest. I was hoping that there would be more inside the museum but not really. It was small but the caretakers were very nice and accommodating. My mother and I were the only ones there when we visited. It's not a bad museum really, I guess I was just expecting more.

Thank Quingbee
Pasig, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

The Palawan Museum is located along Rizal Avenue in Puerto Princesa City. Entrance is free and photography is allowed. On display in the museum are various artifacts discovered in archaeological sites in Palawan, including the replica of the famous Manunggul Burial Jar, seen in the 1,000 peso bill. Also on display are antique ceramic and porcelain plates, cups, and jars... More 

1 Thank Jake2014jake
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

The Palawan museum is a nice museum in the heart of the City of Puerto Princesa. The Palawan museum is located in the heart of the Puerto Princesa.The museum has nice exhibitions of the history and the people of Palawan. There is a nominal entrance fee of 50 pesos to enter.

Thank mackiandrade
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016

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

Thank IanSydney2014
Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2016 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.

Thank Kelly S
Lelystad, Flevoland, Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank Marb L
Chengdu, China
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Raymond W

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