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Address: J. N. Jumalon St. | Basak, Pardo, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
Phone Number: 9214418491
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See rare butterflies at the only park of its kind in the Philippines.

See rare butterflies at the only park of its kind in the Philippines.

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an entertaining curiousity museum

You need to call ahead to make sure that you get a guided tour. The owner gives good insight of the world of butterflies and how rich the collection is. Perfect for a small group... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
farleyb4
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Cebu City, Philippines
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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its really nice because the owner of this she explain how the butterfly lay eggs and some butterfly collection they have is very rare and they're the first butterfly sanctuary collector here in philippines.

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Al Khor, Qatar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was well-informed and explained our tour well, There was a lot of natural history as well as information regarding butterflies. We very much enjoyed the mosaics made from the wings of fallen butterflies and the various other mosaics and artworks. There are rather less live butterflies here than there used to be. When we first visited ten years... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You need to call ahead to make sure that you get a guided tour. The owner gives good insight of the world of butterflies and how rich the collection is. Perfect for a small group of school kids (<20 pax) who want to learn in-depth.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

True inspiration for preservation and education is behind this sanctuary where the butterflies can breed and then be set free. The operation is run by dedicated and extremely knowledgeable family members who gave us a tour including detailed explanations

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Guided tour of the museum, art gallery, and the sanctuary. Very nice! Since I enjoy art, I loved the various art works in the gallery by the professor. Quite educational and I learned a lot as to how they keep the butterflies there and flourishing in the sanctuary. Worth the visit!

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chula vista
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

very minimal fee for your entrance to the sanctuary. various species of butterflies. needs promotion to help funding.

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Thank 2959chulavista
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

My wife and I spent two hours with Humaida. She is a very interesting woman and has many stories and cool works of art, butterfly displays and pupae. Check it out. It was the best thing I visited in Cebu.

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I was amazed to find a butterfly sanction this butterfly museum was one of my greatest find in the Philippine it dates back to1942.Founded by Mr.Jumalon.He was the founder of this butterfly museum as a child he was fascinated with butterflies and decided to collect them as a hobby.jumalon may not be with us today but he left this wonderful... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

have you ever seen a painting made by butterfly wings? well, you can find them at the jumalon butterfly sanctuary. julian jumalon was a masters, and he didn't let his disability hinders his talent and fashion.

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Thank Dewhbaby
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Ever since I was a kid, I always loved butterflies. So when we were in elementary, we go there as often as we could. Our old school was a bit near so it was very accessible to us. They have a variety of butterfly species which can't be found in most places. I just hope they are able to maintain... More 

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