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The Carcar Dispensary Museum

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Carcar Square, Carcar, Philippines
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Carcar museum

Nice place. My wife is from here. Toured the island created lots of memories visiting with family... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
wolfy948
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Carcar, Philippines
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Classic era museum

Carcar is a small town in route to other destination in southern Cebu. Its a nice stop to break the... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2016
Ted A
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Jul 10, 2017
“Carcar museum”
Jul 23, 2016
“Classic era museum”
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Carcar Square, Carcar, Philippines
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place. My wife is from here. Toured the island created lots of memories visiting with family and friends

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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Carcar is a small town in route to other destination in southern Cebu. Its a nice stop to break the monotony of long travel or bus ride.

1  Thank Ted A
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

I went to the museum sometime in May 2014. Unfortunately, it was close that time. Another attempt the following year proved successful, and very rewarding. I got to read the history of the place posted on the walls, touched mini busts of old personalities of...More

1  Thank Nini T
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

Admission is free & donations are accepted. I rate it as "Average" because it is a relatively new attraction in Carcar. The displays & artifacts are quite interesting as Carcar is a very old town and holds a long history. But seeing the building itself...More

1  Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

An excellent example of American-Era Civic Architecture in the Philippines, construction of this edifice was started by mayor mariano Mercado in 1929. The building was inaugurated in 1937 by his wife, Flora Base Mercado, with Gov Sotero Cabahug in attendance. The Carcar Dispensary was immediately...More

3  Thank Juliefe C
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

Carcar City is just an hour away from Cebu City. If you have the spare day, go and appreciate the architecture of this quaint city in Southern Philippines. A stand-out is the Carcar Dispensary, now preserved as the city's museum. There is nothing much in...More

6  Thank rickydmd888
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Reviewed 8 February 2013

The construction of the Carcar Puericulture & Dispensary was started in 1929 during the American period and completed in 1937. The white painted building was an eye-catcher because the front facade's balcony archway was done with filigree woodwork along with semi-circular transoms, carved barandillas and...More

6  Thank MrEdnWilbur
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