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Address: General Antonio Luna St, Laoag, Luzon 2900, Philippines
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Small but interesting museum

This museum is in an old warehouse. The city did a nice job renovating the warehouse into a nice museum and restaurant area. The museum has some interesting collections about the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is in an old warehouse. The city did a nice job renovating the warehouse into a nice museum and restaurant area. The museum has some interesting collections about the local area and the nearby Mexican restaurant is nice as well. Plan about 1 hour for this place if you like reading about the exhibits.

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Tabriz
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

On our way to the North of Philippines, Ilocos Norte Museum was one of "Must See"s. With its simple but attractive building, the museum demonstrates both the architecture of Spanish era and the objects of local industry, art, and culture. One can find the gradual change of clothing from endogenous to some modern style, along with the tools used for... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Nice building and simple exhibits. Some English signage available. The complex surrounding the museum is nice- a coffee shop and other museums.

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Thank Kerryn72
Quezon City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I went to the Museo Ilocos Norte alone last June and the flow was amazing - from old household and farming materials to the bahay na bato house model to the new/modern exhibits! The bahay na bato model mesmerized me more. I became more familiar with the house layout and it really felt like I am part of the exhibit!

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Thank arquiantho
Paranaque, Philippines
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60 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

First of all, there is entrance fee. It's a bit too hot inside. Just like any other museum, the area isn't that huge. They have two floors, but the second floor is just a small space. There are lots of stuffs here all which show Ilocano's fashion sense to lifestyle. Two things I like inside the museums are the "Kalesa"... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

it gives you a good view of Ilocos in a nutshell. from formation to history. i dont mind paying but it could be improved and relocated to a bigger site.

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Bulacan Province, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The displays were not labelled and explained much. There is a photo exhibit when we visited (photos taken by Chinese nationals) photos of people, and places in Ilocos Norte.

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Thank marionette-aya
Pampanga Province, Philippines
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60 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

If you want to learn more about Ilocos, then this is the place to be! This museum also houses different household items used way, way back in time. The entrance fee is 50php.

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Thank Mawi S
Manila, Philippines
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32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Beautifully restored building but needs more information on the exhibits. Area has a lot of history but was not very helpful in that regard. Worth a visit

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Thank Alistair M
Bulacan Province, Philippines
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39 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

The entrance fee is affordable but the sights are just reading materials which are too long. The area is air conditioned though. The highlight is the wax body of the late Pres. Ferdinand Marcos.

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