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Silliman University Anthropology Museum

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Good quality University Museum

I've been to a number of University Museums throughout the Philippines and this among the best... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
Cebu City, Philippines
Interesting visite.

it's not so often that we can visit a museum about our own local history. Very interisting for... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Manila, Philippines
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Hibbard Avenue | Silliman Hall, Silliman University, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6501, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Interesting discovery of the island and its people, cultural heritage and history. I learned something more of my ancestral beginnings...very educational, too.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

I've been to a number of University Museums throughout the Philippines and this among the best - good size, updated facility, and well-lit. The Museum was established in 1970 by Dr. Hubert I. Reynolds, an American missionary member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Located in the Rizal Blvd, just across the infamous tempura stalls. Small museum yet informative. hopefully they can preserve this historical place in longer years

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

it's not so often that we can visit a museum about our own local history. Very interisting for students or any other.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank _robertogonzales789
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Aside from their cool aircondition against the hot summer, i really didn't find their artifacts interesting. Maybe because the museum lacks curator. The description printed in the artifact seemed general and doesn't convey deeper information

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Gilbertchan000
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The Anthropology museum of Silliman University is a must to visit if you are a tourist in Dumaguete City. The Hibbard building where the museum was located was built in 1930's in fact the stairs and walls are still in its original form. The museum...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is a good museum to visit to get first-hand viewing of tools used on different historical ages of the Philippines. An infographic on the Philippine history is also inside the museum. The museum is open from 0830h - 1700h.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank jrmhstt
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The museum is quite small but it is filled with interesting pieces. There's so much to learn from what's displayed there. What I found to be most interesting are the ones from Siquijor and the burial jars.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Paola F
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A very good collection of artifacts and anthropology of the Negros Island and nearby sites of the region. Interesting also to see a section showcasing Siquijor's mystic and traditional medical practices. A nice and educational place to rest and cool down after a stroll around...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank XtinaNovember
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Housed in Silliman University's Hibbard Hall. It exhibits artifacts collected across Negros island and other sites near the region — unearthen jars, old and rusty weapons, precious stones, etc. The iconic Silliman Hall, the oldest American structure in the country, housed the anthropology museum long...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank DJ R
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