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Nice museum

Beautiful building with alot of history. Many wonderful artifacts and relics from the Spanish... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Orangeville, Canada
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Underappreciated piece of Cebu history

Historic building housing artifacts from the recent past, this museum is a welcome addition to the... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
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Corner Manalili and P. Gomez Streets, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 412 3455
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

For a Php 50 entrance fee, no discounts for students or minor, the museum is not worth it to go to. Small and a few collections of antiques. Event the museum guide person doesn't know anything much. We were asking a few basic question and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank cheri0504
Reviewed 16 March 2018

The museum building is a fine example of a bahay-na-bato. The museum columns, dating to the mid-18th century, are hardwood trunks that support wide hardwood flooring planks in the second storey. The 2nd story has wooden walls and windows made of wood and Capiz shells....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank profits101
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This is a small museum located right across the Metropolitan Cathedral of Cebu, in an old 19th century house. Inside you'll find mostly church paraphernalia, such as liturgical vestments, religious images, chalices, tabernacles, altar panels, etc. Some of the items on display need cleaning. Labels...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Never expected good experience at cebu museum, but seeing the place gave a glimpse of Cebu's history and rich culture.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Tony C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This museum was a bit disappointing. I was looking forward to have a historical glimpse of the Cathedral but I guess it was all gone after the cathedral itself was destroyed. The museum mainly focused about Cardinal Vidal and I was just really expecting more...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jscyn
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The religious antiques were beautiful especially the statues made of ivory and glass eyes. Ask permission from the caretaker before you leave the museum for a photo in the old staircase.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank pao2x
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Beautiful building with alot of history. Many wonderful artifacts and relics from the Spanish colonization right up to present time. Only disappointment was no pictures aloud inside, only exterior.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Mnewey
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The history of Cebu is preserved in this museum. I is just along the road so very accessible if you want to know some of the history of Cebu.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank JRhecel
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Historic building housing artifacts from the recent past, this museum is a welcome addition to the many museums sprouting in the city. There are many items on the second floor going up using the hardwood stairs. There is minimal explanations or panels in the galleries...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Budjetsetter
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Downtown Cebu is known for its bustling streets and old buildings. One of these buildings is the Cathedral Museum which houses religious artifacts that dates back to the Spanish Colonial Era. This place is perfect for those who wants to learn more about Cebuano history...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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