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University of San Carlos Museum

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If yu have any interest in anthropology, the history of this part of the world the University... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greater Adelaide, Australia
A pearl of a Museum, my dose of mental floss!

A pearl of a museum, which was my daily shot of mental floss! If you want to a have a fascinating... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Pelaez Street | University of San Carlos, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 253 1000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If yu have any interest in anthropology, the history of this part of the world the University museum is a place to visit. The exhibition area is not large but filled with interesting collectables and stories that will surprise and entertain you. If yu are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David-Sweet
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A pearl of a museum, which was my daily shot of mental floss! If you want to a have a fascinating panorama of local Cebuano cultural then this is well worth a visit to this small but well laid out museum in the heart of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Over the years as I've traveled, I realised there are people who're either into museums for the actual content and get info out of it - and there are the 'window shopper' types who might become marginally smarter, and might learn a factoid or two,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank ChuckOfAllTrades
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Well worth the visit to this small, but higher quality museum. The museum features anthropological and archaeological exhibits. Also includes ancient boat coffins dug up in Anda, Bohol in the 1970s, and some fascinating limestone burial jars dating from about the 6th century. A third...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank profits101
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

My friends and I went to the Museum to buy books. USC Publishing has one of the best Filipiniana books and it would be a waste of everything if you're in Cebu and not drop by to buy at least one book from them. The...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Marjorie Steffi G
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Every local knows about this gem of a museum and tourists should too! Located in the heart of the University of San Carlos, this small but fascinating museum offers a look into the culture history of Cebu. The offerings range from ancient burial practices to...More

Date of experience: January 2017
5  Thank Adnil-94102
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