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Book Museum cum Ethnology Center

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Gigantes Island rocks and giant world map!

I was expecting just books, but got so much more! The Book Museum compound houses not just a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leah A
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Mandaluyong, Philippines
"Get Cultured!"

Book Museum Cum Ethnology Center is like a hidden gem for me because even though I live in... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
Kim C
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The Book Museum cum Ethnology Center was founded in 2013 and features the vast personal collection of the President of Rex Group of Companies—Atty. Dominador Buhain. As a traveler, Atty. Buhain has collected items from over 200 countries and islands...more
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127 Dao St | Marikina Heights, Marikina, Luzon 1810, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was expecting just books, but got so much more! The Book Museum compound houses not just a museum, but also ethnology centers and annex buildings with interesting displays. Our favorite is the giant world map painted on the floor where you can literally park...More

Thank Leah A
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Book Museum Cum Ethnology Center is like a hidden gem for me because even though I live in Marikina, I had no idea that this place existed. It was a great visit! It is a must to have a tour guide to accompany you because...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A very nice visit.. The Book Museum staffs are very accommodating and friendly (I just forgot the name of the staff assisting us). The arrangement of the museum is good and since you can request to read those books you want in their common area,...More

Thank Marce M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Are you a book lover and history lover? Then the Book Museum cum Ethnology Center in Marikina City is a must visit for you. The place is amazing because all (We mean ALL) collection stored inside are very interesting. One thing that will greet you...More

Thank Reynel D
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The books from the countries that Atty. Buhain visited range from the ordinary travel guides, to autobiographies, to rare collectibles like the smallest printed books. There are still things that can be improved like the order of the collection and more information about his travel;...More

Thank Kiss V
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

WHAT'S SO EXCITING? Personally, almost half of us had been to museums and saw many amazing and unique things, mostly artifacts or paintings. Here, you can't only see artifacts and books, but this journey will also bring you to the culture of different countries in...More

2  Thank Marielle D
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The Book museum in Marikina showcase the collection of books of Atty. Dominador Buhain the owner of Rex Bookstore. His fascination with books led him to keep literature he would encounter throughout his travel across 211 countries in the world, 76 provinces in the Phils....More

1  Thank Maria A
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Entrance Fee: Php100 This museum is an awesome place not just for bookworms like me but also to the increasing number of Pinoy travellers because they'd display books (mostly free to read and browse) from different places in the world. It's actually a sort of...More

2  Thank sojournerchild
Reviewed 25 June 2016

My boyfriend and I are museum geeks. I personally visited Sagada museum and was happy to see huge collection also from the Northern part of our country in this museum too. The guide is so patient and nice. The owner of the museum is the...More

1  Thank marionette-aya
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Recently visited the museum last weekend and I was amazed by the book collection of one man Atty Dominador Buhain. A collection of books he acquired thru his travel (which started when he was 20 years old). There are very rare books and artifacts in...More

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