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Address: Gatuslao corner Lacson Street, Bacolod, Negros Occidental, Philippines
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Great Toy Collection

a lot have been written about the main areas of the museum, but here's a special tip of the hat to the collection of toys from all over the world. it's in the room from the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a lot have been written about the main areas of the museum, but here's a special tip of the hat to the collection of toys from all over the world. it's in the room from the corridor that links up to the museum cafe. would have loved to take pictures, but it is not allowed. i would have been happy... More 

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Thank meldevera
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Negros Museum is a very interesting place to visit while in Bacolod City. It houses a very rich cultural history of the entire Negros Occidental province. It has artifacts which were greatly preserved and exhibited with pride. The Museum offers not just a glimpse of the rich lifestyle of the sugar capital of the Philippines, it also shows the proud... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Interesting and informative. Learnt a lot about the city. A lot of history of the city and I would recommend a tour.

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Thank mrethmann
Manila, Philippines
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

P60.00 entrance fee ($1.20) You get what you pay for :-) The ticket lady was the same person that gave us a walking tour of the museum (2 storey). There was a painting exhibition on the "Maskarra" by renowned Filipino artist Manuel Baldemor - that was worth the visit to the museum. ONthe 2nd floor there was an exhibition of... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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76 reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Since spending time in the Philippines, I have learned not to get overly optimistic as to what you will find in a museum - they will not be western-style, heavy on design and curation, sophisticated displays , and other high quality presentation aspects that you might expect in Europe or the US, or in sophisticated areas of Asia. Still, as... More 

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Thank John T
Davao City, Philippines
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10 reviews
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We expected to see more here, considering that Negros Occidental is a culturally rich place. The displays weren't arranged coherently either, so it's quite a confusing place. The tour guides weren't much help either, since all they did was explain to us stuff we already knew about Bacolod. There's a toy gallery right by the museum. Quite an enjoyable tour,... More 

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Reviewed 26 December 2016

the painting of the featured artist when i visited was very refreshing. Some of the paintings also evoked emoticon worthy symbols.. :).

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Thank Bobe D
Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

You can skip this if you are pressed for time during your stay. Very basic museum but at least the city has one.

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Thank wonderlustMD
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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47 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

The museum is in need of proper maintenance and its tour guides shall be trained well to use the right approach. It was a hot day and the building is in poor ventilation.

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Thank Joecastro
Bacolod, Philippines
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

For an area so rich in history I found the collection quite limited though reasonably presented. A highlight was visitors availing themselves of the piano and playing lovely music, some singing (all good quality)

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