We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Casa Gorordo Museum

35 Lopez Jaena Street, Cebu City 6004, Philippines
+63 63 329 4576
Call
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
from US$64.00*
Private 5-Hour Cebu City Tour with Lunch
More Info
from US$80.00*
Cebu-Mactan Twin City Tour from Cebu
More Info
from US$40.00*
Half-Day Cebu City Tour including Round-Trip Hotel Transport
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
This museum looks at local life in the 1800s.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
35 Lopez Jaena Street, Cebu City 6004, Philippines
CONTACT
Website
+63 63 329 4576
Write a ReviewReviews (146)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"turn of the century"
in 4 reviews
"key ring"
in 2 reviews
"interactive map"
in 2 reviews
"colonial rule"
in 2 reviews
"stone house"
in 2 reviews
"spanish era"
in 6 reviews
"old house"
in 7 reviews
"prayer room"
in 2 reviews
"upper floor"
in 2 reviews
"traditional filipino"
in 2 reviews
"guided tour"
in 4 reviews
"coral stone"
in 2 reviews
"ancestral houses"
in 2 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 7 reviews
"on display"
in 3 reviews
"antique furniture"
in 2 reviews
"gift shop"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I believe that the museum recently was upgraded. I was led through the house in a group, and our guide was quite knowledgeable. The house is very well-maintained and features beautiful woodwork throughout. There was an excellent 10-minute movie that explained traditional architecture and how...More

Thank Loneostrich
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

This is an amazingly well funded museum. They had the technology to really help recreate the scene from history. Our guide was very knowledgable and passionate about sharing that history. House was beautiful and we thoroughly enjoyed the tour.

Thank Pauline V
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Casa Gorordo is an old, lavishly adorned, turn of the century house built and use in the period of intelligencias and indio’s throughout the centuries of colonial rule. The original residents of the Casa also known as “balay na tisa” is the Gorordo family, an...More

Thank ynadqnor
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Casa Gorordo is a historic house museum in Cebu, the oldest city in the Philippines. It is located in the Parian district, a locus of vibrant economic and cultural activity throughout centuries of colonial rule and in the modern times, Inhabited by Chinese immigrants upon...More

Thank Paul F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We visited the Casa Gorordo Museum while visiting Cebu City When we purchased the entrance ticket we were mentioned that there was a tour involved. This was great because then you can learn even more about the location, culture etc. So the guide explained to...More

Thank Alexandra A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I like the idea of converging history and technology. This museum is able to keep up with the fast-changing world of technology. Kids will surely not be bored once they get to this place. They have free earphones and they have a cafe below their...More

Thank ceibed
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Talk a walk during a breezy evening at the old district of Cebu - The Parian. This lifestyle museum is just a few minutes away from the Heritage of Cebu. The entrance fee is just 120 Peso, including a short guided tour and some video...More

Thank Chee Koon L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Do you want to get an idea of how stone houses looked like in the Philippines during the Spanish era? Then visit the Casa Gorordo Museum located at no. 35 Eduardo Aboitiz St., Cebu City or Lopez Jaena St. It is a mid-19th century stone...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I'm not "cultured" enough to point out what's great about this place compared to other museums but what I do know is that this gives us a wonderful look into the life of the wealthy Filipinos of the Chinese area of old Cebu. In paying...More

Thank May G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 August 2017

A fine example of how the Ilustrados live in that time.The various antiques seen gave us the feel how they manage household. Also i imagine the size of their dwelling that can not be done with only one housemaid. They were religious and devoted by...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
12345612
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 224 hotels in Cebu Island
Heidelberg Restaurant & Pension
1 review
.51 km away
Cebu Business Hotel
42 reviews
.58 km away
Alemar Budgetel
2 reviews
.62 km away
Hotel de Mercedes
48 reviews
.72 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Buzzz Cafe by Bohol Bee Farm
52 reviews
.90 km away
Mang Inasal
51 reviews
.54 km away
KKD Stk + Bbq
17 reviews
.88 km away
Mang Inasal
17 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Yap Sandiego Ancestral House
459 reviews
.12 km away
Fort San Pedro
1,057 reviews
.77 km away
Magellan's Cross
1,445 reviews
.77 km away
Museo Sugbo
185 reviews
.48 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
airaregalado
21 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from kewz | Reviewed this property |
Should be open on Mondays. Check the night before on the website.
0
Votes
Diana A
23 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from trainer_2015 | Reviewed this property |
as far as I know, it is not open.
0
Votes