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Museo Sugbo

M. J. Cuenco Avenue, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 239 5626
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Private Full-Day Cebu and Lapu-Lapu Cultural Tour
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M. J. Cuenco Avenue, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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+63 32 239 5626
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"nice museum"
in 8 reviews
"japanese occupation"
in 7 reviews
"pre colonial"
in 6 reviews
"danny boy"
in 5 reviews
"political history"
in 4 reviews
"different periods"
in 4 reviews
"old jail"
in 3 reviews
"free tour guides"
in 3 reviews
"you'll love this place"
in 2 reviews
"pre spanish"
in 2 reviews
"world war"
in 4 reviews
"spanish era"
in 7 reviews
"visited this museum"
in 2 reviews
"interesting collection"
in 2 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 11 reviews
"two hours"
in 4 reviews
"coral stone"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This historic building used to be the Cebu City gaol. The ticket office is to the side. The girl hand wrote a receipt. Surely they could use a cash register instead? Entrance is P75 for foreigners and P30 for Filipinos. This dual pricing is more...More

Thank Victorianlad
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best accompanied by a guide this interesting and well kept museum tells the storyof Cebu/. It is a former prison.

Thank buckfast39
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this museum on a rainy day. If you're a history buff, I think you'll love this place. Well organised with separate rooms for different periods of history and hosted in a lovely, ornate old building. Tour guide was a university student - she spoke...More

1  Thank domsiow
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Cebu not really knowing anything about the history of the island so it was great to see artefacts and get information from ancient times up until now. We had two guides who were both interns and they were very friendly gave us...More

1  Thank Jayden P
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Loved every room in this museum as each one focused on a particular period or prominent family in Cebu history. Our guide was friendly and knowledgable. It’s great that you can go back after the guided tour to linger in certain rooms a little longer....More

1  Thank Pauline V
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

If you are into history and want to learn more, this is a great museum. The guided tour is free if you want it so you only pay the entrance fee. I had two student girls as my guides, they were still learning but very...More

1  Thank Tasneem A
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit when in Cebu City. History from the 15th Century through to modern times of Filipino life including WWII artifacts.

1  Thank Tony W
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

I thought a museum would be boring but this one is special! for a low fee you get taste of Cebu's past. the guides were mostly students but very knowledgeable of the things in there and also of history. This place was originally used as...More

1  Thank Karl John B
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

The museum was said to be a former Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center. But their collection of artifacts and interesting pieces were quite amazing and controversial for some parts like the Guerilla Currency produced during the Japanese Occupation. Excerpt from the Museum – It...More

1  Thank JohnGex
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Low entrance fees, and free tour guide is available. The tour guide provide professional details and some humor presentation. There are souvenior shop inside provide cheap selection of small gift. Extra remark: The tour guide is so adorable.

Thank LucasLimCheeHor
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