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Address: Bontoc, Luzon, Philippines
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+63 74 606 8084
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Contains relics and photos of tribes from the surrounding region.

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The Museum showcases lot of heirloom pieces fro the Cordillera Region. But what I love best is the outdoor Museum where there is a huge local cherry tree and bontoc huts and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
OmanIsAnIsland
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Manila, Philippines
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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Museum showcases lot of heirloom pieces fro the Cordillera Region. But what I love best is the outdoor Museum where there is a huge local cherry tree and bontoc huts and herbs. Truly wortht to visit.

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worthing .england
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

we really did get an insight into the Igorots lifestyle of the past.Especially interesting was its unique burial practices.Contains an interesting collection of artefacts and old maps plus areplica of an Ili homestead

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is a typical small ethnographic museum but pretty well done and clearly above the average quality of similar places. There is a lot to see and to learn about the local ethnic groups and short explanations in English are available on each label. A small outdoor section shows has replicas of local constructions.Certainly worth a stop while in Bontoc

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

For a very affordable price of P60, you can get a glimpse of the history and life of the Indigenous People of the Mountain Province and its neighboring provinces like Kalinga, Apayao and Abra. The museum has three parts, the main museum (2 storeys) which contains relics, pottery, baskets, textiles/woven textiles, photographs and other things that are integral to the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

It is small but informative. It is very nice to visit native hut outside. And to see how they lived . The visit of the museum was part of a 5-day trip that I booked with Nora Atolba 63 920 278 7326 or 63 905 873 7435. She is a nice person and is very professionnal.

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Lipa City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I will never forget our visit to Bontoc for two things -- the Lang-ay Festival and the visit to this lovely Bontoc Museum. It gave me chills in my spine to know more of who we are as Filipinos beyond the things that we've got from books. During the Lang-ay Festival, I get to see the different tribes of the... More 

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Baguio, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

View the artifacts and other current material culture items about Bontoc and Cordillera in general. Appreciate the different tools and weaving materials found in this museum art gallery

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Located at the heart of the town, this museum is very rich in information about the culture, tradition, and history of various provinces. It gives you a clear understanding and view of Igorots (native settlers of Northern Philippines) which really helps in embracing the life in the mountains and appreciating every single way of life and living of the locals.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Our driver stopped by this museum after we left Sagada and on our way to Banaue. The entrance fee is 60P and the operating hours of the museum are: Monday to Saturday: 8AM to 12NN, 1PM to 5PM Sunday: 8AM to 12NN, 1PM to 3:30PM This museum depicts the Cordilleran heritage. Pictures cannot be taken inside but are allowed outside.... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

A treasure trove of the cultural treasures of Mountain Province if you ask me. Very under-rated stopover. If you have only so much time to explore Bontoc and Banawe, a stop here would fill in so many blanks.

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