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Museo it Akean

Martelino Street, Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines
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A short glimpse into Aklan's history and culture

This museum showcases the local history, culture and tradition of Aklan, one of the provinces on... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
CzarEmmanuel
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Manila, Philippines
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Went here hoping to find the code of kalantiaw...it was not here...what it has is an english... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Gyne M
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Pasig, Philippines
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Martelino Street, Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

This museum showcases the local history, culture and tradition of Aklan, one of the provinces on Panay Island. It is housed in a small whitewashed building in neoclassical style. I think it is a restored school building -- the "Escuelahan It Hari" ("School of the...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Went here hoping to find the code of kalantiaw...it was not here...what it has is an english translation of the supposed code. Sad.

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Reviewed 14 January 2017

Museo It Akean is indeed a credible storyteller of Aklan's history. It was founded in 1882 and was one a garrison for Japanese soldier during World War II. The Code of Kalantiao is one of the notable displays in the museum. According to some articles...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2016

it was a small museum but you can have so much stuff to look at the different traditions and the chair of the Pope

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

I went with friends and was glad we visited the museum. We were doing a documentary about our projects in Aklan and having a first hand information about its history, culture, tradition and socio-political eras was very helpful. The kids would also love the displays...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I visited this nice museum with friends. It is great with collection of artifacts spanning the history of Aklan. I made the trip from Boracay island. The trip to Kalibu by boat then bus was not easy particularly when there is a storm if the...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2016

Museo It Aklan, located in Martelino Street, Aklan, is a place where the history buff would find a feast for their eyes. The Museo It Aklan is a host for a collection of Aklan's past, with artifacts that reflect its rich and colorful culture. Walking...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Can include this in your itinerary if you can't find activity here. Tourists friendly spot. Easily accessible. Food available outside

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Reviewed 7 November 2015

Mueo it Akean is at the heart of Kalibo. The entrance fee is very minimal, Php5.00 for students and Php10.00 for adults. At the first floor, you will see contemporary art pieces by Akeanon artists as well as beautiful photographs - old and new. On...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2015

This is just beside the church in the plaza. Though a bit small, the mesuem showcase a lot about Kalibo, and Aklan as a whole's history.

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