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Negros Museum

Gatuslao corner Lacson Street, Bacolod, Negros Occidental, Philippines
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Very charming and centrally located

A lovely well-kept old building with some interesting art pieces. What it lacks in size it makes up... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
jared k
via mobile
Under construction

An aerial view of the island would show nicely cut manicured lawns...with no wasted space! They... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Pasig, Philippines
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  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Gatuslao corner Lacson Street, Bacolod, Negros Occidental, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

A lovely well-kept old building with some interesting art pieces. What it lacks in size it makes up for in history, location and cleanliness. The new Ayala mall is set to open around 2018 and this museum is located directly across it. This should bring...More

Thank jared k
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

An aerial view of the island would show nicely cut manicured lawns...with no wasted space! They were not actuLly lawns below, but sugarcane plantations. I went to this museum to learn how did the whole Negros Island became a sugar hub. I found the answer....More

Thank gyne98
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This place offers a relaxed way to see and experience a little of the history of Negros. It is hot inside so take a water bottle along. The staff are really friendly and helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed the visit. It was also easy to catch...More

Thank garryandsarah2017
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I had expected an overview of Negros' history to learn something during my visit. Unfortunately there were not explanations about anything. I mostly wandered around the museum wondering what I was looking at, with no answer. It would be great to see some signs with...More

Thank Isabel A
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

If one wants to know Bacolod more, this is one place you should go to! It showcases the history of the city, the island, the sugar industry, the people, etc. One can get a glimpse of early life in the 'haciendas' and the Negrense lifestyle.

Thank Marisel S
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

They have entrance fee of 40 pesos. They also have tour guide, volunteer tour guide so please give a little tip for her. She wore the traditional Filipina dress; Baro at Saya. Tour guide was very knowledgeable. The house has been there more than 120...More

Thank Amboy L
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The museum offers an array of cultural things that speaks about the colorful origin of the Negros Province as the home of the hacienderos and hacienderas class and the rich sugar industry which is uniquely embedded with the Negros Island. Though some artifacts were quite...More

1  Thank Didzki
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We really enjoyed our guided museum tour, by the staff at the museum. She was a knowledgable about the history and past and gave us a good and nice insight into the history of Negros.

Thank Steffen E
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Entrance fee for adult is P60. There is a tour guide that will tour you throughout the house. This is the first place we went to when we go to Bacolod since this is near the airport. Some parts of the house are restored. And...More

Thank Reniel S
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This museum is rather a humble and relatively neglected trove which attempts to explain the long complicated history of the trading and grabbing for a country rich in one of the world's most wanted resources: SUGAR. Still the subject of controversy today and nearing the...More

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