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Negros Island is very rich in old ancestral houses that date back to the 19th century. Balay Negrense was the very first museum in Negros Occidental. It used to be owned by a rich sugarcane baron and thus gives you a glimpse into the lifestyle...More
Silay City is known as the Little Paris (or Europe, if I remember it correctly) of Negros Occidental. Most of the ancestral houses built during the 1800's are preserved and still standing up to now. One of them is the Balay Negrense. It's such a...More
History buffs would surely love this place in the heart of Silay. The house is very well-preserved although I must say that there lots of restrictions compared to other museums (e.g. you couldn’t get inside most of the rooms, attic for preservation & precautionary measures)...More
Balay Negrense is a heritage site and museum. Every guest has an assigned tour guide which also serves as your photographer. It is huge 2 story mansion with a vast garden and lawn. It is a reminiscent of the lifestyle of the rich and famous...More
After touring the house, take time to sit back at one of the shaded seats located at the yard. Its airy with perfect vantage point to marvel at the house's grandeur. Imagine yourself as the haciendero of the olden times taking his afternoon siesta.
The house is of the type called Bahay na bato,with the lower storey constructed of concrete. The foundation posts are made out of trunks of the balayong tree, a local hardwood; the floorboards are of the same material. The house's upper storey is constructed of...More
There's an entrance fee to Balay Negrense because they turned the old house into a museum. I think the entrance fee is PHP60. Definitely enjoyed the tour and learning about the family who owns this house.