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Balay Negrense Museum

Cinco De Noviembre Street | Barangay III, Silay City, Negros Occidental 6116, Philippines
+63 34 714 7676
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I recommend visiting this quaint museum to give you a feel of how life was in bacolod back in the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
akaong
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Las Pinas, Philippines
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Must visit along with the other Silay houses!

Apart from 'The Ruins', the Balay Negrense Museum is also one of the places you can learn a lot... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
r1a2016
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Mandaluyong
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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 2 days ago 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
Reviewed 6 days ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 15 October 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
Reviewed 4 October 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
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It was our 2nd stop among the museums in Silay, first impression, you get the taste of how the hacienderos used to live. The spacious living rooms with intricate staircase starting with oro plata mata concept. The lenght and with of the doors and the...More

Thank Oren1975
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is the second place we went to since it's near the airport and El Ideal. Entrance he when we went here was P60 for adult. There is a tour guide that will tour you around the house. There's a lot of old wedding gowns...More

Thank Reniel S
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

A tour guide in a native dress will guide you through the 2 storey house and she will share some tidbits of information interspersed with a bit of humor. The guide will also offer to take your pictures inside the house. Give them a tip...More

Thank combat66
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The Balay Negrense Museum in Silay City is one of the many symbols of the rich historic past of the rich and famous of Negros Occidental. It has been a witness over time of the rise and fall and the resurgence of the Negrense economy.

1  Thank darrelljava
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

If you love history this is a sure stop. You will appreciate Negros Province more. O love the old paintings and furnitures.

Thank Nel A
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