Do you love museums? Here are 5 museums in Visayas and Mindanao that are surely worthy to visit.

It is essential for us to learn about our history and culture. Digging into the past to better understand our country or city is important. Here are 5 museums in Visayas and Mindanao that will feed your curiosity.

1. The Negros Museum

The Negros Museum was founded in 1987, and was inaugurated on March 16, 1996. It is a cultural institution solely made to preserve the history and culture of Negros. The museum emphasizes the sugar industry in Negro, colonial history, indigenous culture, and contemporary art.

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RATES

  • Entrance Fee: Php 100.00

OTHER INFORMATION

HOW TO GET THERE?

Exact Location: MXG2+45J, Gatuslao St, Bacolod, 6100 Negros Occidental

  • By Car: Navigate via Google Maps or Waze and pin “The Negros Museum” as your destination.

2. Davao Museum of History and Ethnography

Find out about the large variety of tribes that have populated the region by visiting this museum. It is a dynamic museum which aims to follow the timeline of events in the area. This center is jam-packed with intriguing things, including a replica of a traditional Bagobo home made of indigenous materials like bamboo and rattan, as well as other notable cultural relics.

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RATES

  • Entrance Fee: Php 20 for Students and Php 100 for General Admission.

OTHER INFORMATION

HOW TO GET THERE?

Exact Location: Zonta Building, 113 Agusan Circle, Insular Village 1, Lanang, Davao City, Davao Del Sur

  • By Car: Navigate via Google Maps or Waze and pin “Davao Museum of History and Ethnography” as your destination.

3. Museu De Oro

The first folkloric museum in the Philippines. Housed in the modern facility, specifically located in Xavier University in Misamis Oriental. The museum features exhibits that highlight the indigenous people, tradition, arts, and crafts in Northern Mindanao.

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RATES

  • Entrance Fee: Php 20 for Students and Php 70 for General Admission.

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Operating Hours: 8 AM to 5 PM from Tuesday to Friday | 8 AM to 12 PM Saturday
  • Contact Number: 0918 917 1823

HOW TO GET THERE?

Exact Location: Xavier University, Corrales Ave, Cagayan de Oro, 9000 Lalawigan ng Misamis Oriental

  • By Car: Navigate via Google Maps or Waze and pin “Museu De Oro” as your destination.

4. El Museo de Zamboanga

The objective for “El Museo de Zamboanga” is to be the preeminent repository of Zamboanga’s legacy for continual learning, appreciation, enrichment, and enjoyment of local culture and history. Set in a charming historic building, it presents local traditions, indigenous crafts and artifacts which give the visitors an insight into the City.

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RATES

  • Entrance Fee: Free of charge.

OTHER INFORMATION

HOW TO GET THERE?

Exact Location: X33F+H26, Pasonanca Road, Zamboanga, Zamboanga del Sur

  • By Car: Navigate via Google Maps or Waze and pin “El Museo de Zamboanga” as your destination.

5. National Museum of the Philippines – Cebu

This showcases the rich cultural and historical heritage of the country. It features pre-colonial artifacts, colonial-era relics, and contemporary artworks. Visitors can explore collections of pottery, textiles, religious artifacts, extinct animal remains, and archaeological finds that offer people a glimpse into the diverse cultures and civilizations which shaped the country over the past years.

RATES & OTHER INFORMATION

RATES

Entrance Fee: Free of charge.

OTHER INFORMATION

HOW TO GET THERE?

Exact Location: 7WR3+PQ6, A. Pigafetta Street, Cebu City, 6000 Cebu

  • By Car: Navigate via Google Maps or Waze and pin “National Museum of the Philippines Cebu” as your destination.

Visit these museums to learn more about the past and better understand the roots of our heritage and culture!


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