Bohol National Museum

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teacherk6
Bankstown, Australia1,041 contributions
Mar 2022
This attraction currently closed as of mid March 2022 due to renovation work. We were not able to enter. I'm hoping someone from TA will update the site when it's open again.
Written 15 March 2022
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Alya H
Metro Manila, Philippines20 contributions
Jan 2020
Excellent refurbishment. Interesting exhibits on the restoration of centuries-old churches after the 2013 earthquake. The current exhibit on works of native son and National Artist for Sculpture Napoleon Abueva is a must-see.
Written 15 January 2020
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lemitch
11 contributions
Oct 2019
Very nice, clean and you will be amaze in the place, antique are really treasures and need to preserves.
Written 5 November 2019
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Jefferson O
Tagbilaran City, Philippines104 contributions
Dec 2018 • Couples
It is a combination of natural history and cultural museum. An entire section is dedicated to the rehabilitation of the old church buildings damaged during the earthquake. There are unique exhibits from excavations around the island yielding insights into Bohol's past. We went there before the opening of the upper gallery. I'd be interested to go see again to see what's new.
Written 28 April 2019
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jajavalB
Lampang, Thailand2,611 contributions
Apr 2019 • Solo
the old white two storeys neoclassical building now open to public as city museum, providing small collections of the city culture, nature, history, way of life of locals. it worths visiting for 1hour.
Written 8 April 2019
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Wanda R
Niles, MI60 contributions
Feb 2019
Seeing these little guys was one of my favorite things when I recently visited Bohol. We was able to see several of them. It was such a beautiful thing! Wanda Richard
Written 15 February 2019
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inog
Left Coast357 contributions
Dec 2018 • Solo
The Bohol National Museum is located on the main square, across Plaza Rizal from the Cathedral (St. Joseph the Worker) in the old capital building. The new building opened in July has been completely re-done after the 2013 earthquake. It is beautiful, but as of Nov / Dec 2018, they have still not installed most of the exhibits and over half the galleries are still vacant.
As a notable upgrade the new museum will also feature a rotating gallery featuring notable artists, moving beyond the local history displays of the old museum, which was next door in a smaller building. The initial exhibit is of Boholano artist Napoleon Abueva, displaying a number of his sculptural works.
Even if the building were vacant, it would be worth the visit.
The Abueva exhibit is independently worth the visit.
Written 1 December 2018
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BenusPeyt
Imus, Philippines256 contributions
Sep 2018 • Solo
Museum is located at the heart of Tagbilaran City, you don't have to pay anything when visiting here. They are open from 8AM-5PM. I hope the local government could have the museum a back up generator set for power interruptions during their operation hours. (visited here during a power interruption and the museum was dark then)
Written 27 September 2018
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Alelie Ken C
71 contributions
Jun 2018
Visited last June 20 and since we were on our way to Panglao, we brought with us luggages. Upon entry, we were greeted by the guard and offered a space at the corner for our luggages. We were handed a logbook to write our names and other information. We inquired about the location of the restrooms, the lady staff did not just give us the directions but accompanied me and my son to the area.

As soon as we were back the museum area, the lady staff reminded us we can take pictures except in the room where the paintings are placed. She also said we can approach her anytime for questions.

We moved around the museum, the area was small as expected in provincial museums but the pieces were carefully chosen, related and well-taken cared of. The displays were also properly labeled except for one painting with the name of Salazar. I am not familiar with the name so i asked the lady staff and she gladly shared info re Salazar. A group of 20 to 30 people arrived accompanied by a tour guide and i saw the lady staff attending to them. The lady and the guard were already accustomed to assisting customers and i think they do it not because it is their job but their heart is already in it.

Written 5 July 2018
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alvinewe
Singapore, Singapore138 contributions
Apr 2018 • Solo
Small museum located at the town center. Free entrance. Have several display and human artifacts.

There is an area that display how the island of Bohol was formed millions of years ago, eg the chocolate hills.
Written 17 April 2018
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