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Palawan Museum

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Rizal Avenue | Old City Hall Building, Mendoza Park, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 8700, Philippines
+63 48 433 2963
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A good attempt to curate the remnants of past

This is the first thing I look for when I sent foot on the island. They have a good introductory... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2017
jesuitfriar
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Quezon City, Philippines
Nice building, interesting information

nice little building full of palawan's heritage. Information on animals, coral reef, ancient... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
Ashleigh A
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Toronto, Canada
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Dec 29, 2017
“A good attempt to curate the remnants of past”
Nov 4, 2017
“Nice building, interesting information”
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Rizal Avenue | Old City Hall Building, Mendoza Park, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 8700, Philippines
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

This is the first thing I look for when I sent foot on the island. They have a good introductory collection of both historical and natural artifacts. Though, the museum is a work in progress, the attempt to preserve the local culture is a good...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

nice little building full of palawan's heritage. Information on animals, coral reef, ancient languages and show casing some artifacts as well.

Thank Ashleigh A
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

50 peso admission. Located in the old City Hall building. Exhibits are on 2 floors and deals with the history of Palawan from caveman to the colonial period.

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Entrance fee is 50p. The museum has twoo floors and is quite small. Upstairs there is some info about the etnique groupes on the islands. It was an interexting visit. One note: wear long trousers or mosquito repellent. There are hordes of mosquitos inside, ready...More

1  Thank Severine B
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Some very interesting displays and interpretation in English Interesting sections in the native peoples of the islands with examples of their intricate handwork A small natural history section and a nice display of china and celadon ware recovered from wrecked ships Staff helpful and friendly

Thank Maxiesan
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Must visit when you're in Puerto Princesa. A lot of replicas. There were few genuines. Guides were very informative and very friendly! The museum itself is small but they just upgraded and I think for 50 pesos it's really worth it. I learned and wow-ed...More

Thank Chi S
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

If you are interested in the history of Palawan spent some time in the musuem. We were alone in the place and had all the time to look at artefacts, pictures and reding some of the labelling. It's not sensational but we enjoyed our visi.

Thank wil298
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

Was disappointed with this museum to be honest. I was hoping that there would be more inside the museum but not really. It was small but the caretakers were very nice and accommodating. My mother and I were the only ones there when we visited....More

1  Thank Quingbee
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

The Palawan Museum is located along Rizal Avenue in Puerto Princesa City. Entrance is free and photography is allowed. On display in the museum are various artifacts discovered in archaeological sites in Palawan, including the replica of the famous Manunggul Burial Jar, seen in the...More

3  Thank Jake2014jake
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Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

The Palawan museum is a nice museum in the heart of the City of Puerto Princesa. The Palawan museum is located in the heart of the Puerto Princesa.The museum has nice exhibitions of the history and the people of Palawan. There is a nominal entrance...More

Thank mackiandrade
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