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Balay Negrense Museum

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Cinco De Noviembre Street | Barangay III, Silay City, Negros Occidental 6116, Philippines
+63 34 714 7676
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There's an entrance fee to Balay Negrense because they turned the old house into a museum. I think... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
boonorbane1985
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Makati, Philippines
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This is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Silay City, dubbed as tyw "The Little Paris... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Navigator1063
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Silay City, Philippines
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Cinco De Noviembre Street | Barangay III, Silay City, Negros Occidental 6116, Philippines
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+63 34 714 7676
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Silay City, dubbed as tyw "The Little Paris of Negros." it showcased the afflyent lifestyles of the old rich and the kind of comfort afforded to sugar barons of Negros. The house stood the test...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited the place with a few friends before going to our meeting, and found out that this place is really old but has been well maintained Picturesque worthy!

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Just if you happen to be in the area. It is nice to see and learn how things been in Silay a century back.

Thank DGSmanila
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

The house is too old but well-maintained, if not mistaken there's this area that keys and locks were being used as decoration, idk if it's the travelers who put those as a sign of their love, but its too cool to see "ang susi at...More

Thank May S
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Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

I recommend visiting this quaint museum to give you a feel of how life was in bacolod back in the day. The house itself was a time capsule of knick knacks used by the rich and the poor back in the day. It could be...More

Thank akaong
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

Apart from 'The Ruins', the Balay Negrense Museum is also one of the places you can learn a lot from the history of Negros and the local 'royalty' that lived there and then. For a minimal fee, you will have a guide for the entire...More

Thank r1a2016
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

This 2-storey ancestral house was built in the 1920s. When it fell to disrepair, the Negros Cultural Foundation raised funds for its renovation and conversion into a museum. The house was built from stone, cement and hardwood. The furniture no longer is the original but...More

Thank yumcarrotcake
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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Our tourist guide in Balay Negrese is very good. She knows very well what she is saying and the history of the bldg. She shares the tradition and custome of the way of living before. By the bldg structure and design alone u can say...More

Thank yvette l
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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Good for those unfamiliar with Philippine Ancestral homes and how they work. Guides are always eager to tell stories! The ficus tree and vanilla flowers outside are nice to explore as well.

Thank Jojo G
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