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Museo Iloilo (Iloilo Museum)

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Address: Bonifacio Dr, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5000, Philippines
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+63 63 337 2986

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Museo Iloilo is like any other museums I've been to where you can see artifacts, statues, swords and spears from the Panay tribe. What makes this unique is the statue of Santo... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cainta, Philippines
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Cainta, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Museo Iloilo is like any other museums I've been to where you can see artifacts, statues, swords and spears from the Panay tribe. What makes this unique is the statue of Santo Entiero, body of Christ as one of its attractions. Well, the museum is quite small with an entrance fee of 50pesos, but the staff are nice and would even... More 

Thank dpalisoc
Iloilo City, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is not that big but there's a throve of information to be gleaned once you notice it fully. There's an entrance fee to be paid (for the upkeep of the museum). Overall, a place to look into if you're a history buff.

Thank ottid888
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The worst museum I've ever been ! The fee is P50 per person and you see it all within in 5-10 minutes. There are barely no information about the few items display. Nothing to learn, it doesn't worth the visit.

Thank c0c0papill0n
Quezon City, Philippines
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Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

It's closed on weekends so I didn't get the full experience. Nonetheless, the exterior of the building is worth a selfie. Haha!

Thank Lawrence A
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Museo Iloilo is one of the tourist attractions of the highly urbanized city. It exhibits historical artifacts and present day artworks by Ilonggos. When I was in 1st year high school, I remembered when my classmates debated about this Mickey Mouse money used during the World War II, now I finally saw how it looks like. Several corners of the... More 

2 Thank April D
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Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Its 1 floor and not much to see. The fee is P50 per head but you can see all of the museum in 5-10 minutes.

Thank krizia_lazaro
Taguig City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017

This museum is located near the provincial government building. There is entrance fee. This houses several paintings of local artists, old relics, potteries and other objects which shows how the Ilonggos used to live.

1 Thank _glaizakim
Bacolod, Philippines
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Reviewed January 16, 2017

Iloilo Museo its a nice place to discover the important of Ilonggo Culture, the visitors would be enjoy seeing the different kinds of arts and the heritage should be preserved for the next generations.

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Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

The museum is so small, it is. It well maintained and the arrangement of monuments is not exactly according to specific timeline Also the narratives and identification of exhibits are not all written. They do have narration for the general periods of discovering iloilo and it's historic progression as a trade city from 1250 till end of Spanish.

Thank Ibrahim E
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Reviewed December 21, 2016

While the staff were very accommodating, I found the selection quite small. I expected more from this museum. When we went there, they had paintings from modern artists and the usual antiquities. It was just big room. I was quite surprised. Since I am from Negros, I expected something like the Negros Museum that had like 2-3 floors.

Thank Sheila d

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