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Ganduyan Museum

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Address: Sagada, Luzon, Philippines

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Snapshot of the Igorot culture

What I like about this experience is the lecture given by the manager on their exhibits and the Igorot culture. You will learn a lot as it is given by a local who knows what he is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rlrrivera
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Manila, Philippines
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Lower Mainland, BC
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197 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't comment on what was inside as the day I went, it was closed. Turns out hours are very limited. Only open Thursday, Friday and Saturday 1 - 5 p.m. So, one had better confirm the opening days and hours before going.

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Thank ShilohinBC
Manila, Philippines
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75 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What I like about this experience is the lecture given by the manager on their exhibits and the Igorot culture. You will learn a lot as it is given by a local who knows what he is talking about. The museum also needs our help so a small donation will go a long way.

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Thank rlrrivera
Quezon City, Philippines
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132 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This museum is a private property owned by a family in Sagada. What is surprising is that they preserved the culture, artifacts of the town. A must see in your tour to Sagada

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Thank Jeng14
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7 reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Ganduyan museum was not part of our places to go in sagada. It was a last minute experience for us. It was our last day at sagada having the sunrise viewing and the cave connections. While we are waiting for the bus back to baguio, we are waiting near sagada town hall and we saw this museum. From the outside... More 

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Thank David F
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

This was a very interesting visit. From the outside, all you see is a small building. When you enter, you walk up some stairs and enter medium sized room filled with hundreds of artifacts. The museum guide asked all of us to sit on the floor as he explained the artifacts and told many stories. I'm glad we stopped here.... More 

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Thank Rebecca B
Luzon, Philippines
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114 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

i have been to sagada three times and this was the only time that i visited the museum. it was just a small area on the second floor of an old structure in the middle of the town. one will be surprised with the contents of the museum and you will be left in awe of how the curator/owner is... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I wasn't expecting a lot upon entering this place because it looked so small from the outside. But once you go to the second floor, it definitely looks like a museum. You see all kinds of artifacts and random things. And the curator was very informative. I really learned a lot from his talk and you could really see his... More 

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Thank Angel T
Las Pinas, Philippines
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39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Antiques are varied and the host who gives the history lesson was very friendly, She was very entertaining and you would be amazed as to how she narrates the lives of her people, she knows her history. Place was very nice and clean!

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Thank bundoksvicky2015
Manila
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62 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Great place to start to understand the culture, and how people used to live. Very good, interesting tour by the owner.

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Thank ManilaKwan
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The #1 reason to visit is not the actual museum itself and its shelves of many Sagada and Cordilleran artifacts. No, the actual reason to visit the Ganduyan Museum is the story shared by Mr. Aben (I didn't get the name unfortunately), son of the late Sagada artist and museum founder, Ms. Christina Aben. Hearing Mr. Aben talk through the... More 

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