March 12, 2017

Museo Kordilyera

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  • Located inside the University of the Philippines Baguio, Museo Kordilyera is the first ethnographic museum in the Northern part of the Philippines. The three-story museum was formally opened to the public on January 31 of this year.

    According to Dr. Salvador-Amores, museum’s director, the Museo Kordilyera is focusing in the collection, preservation, and exhibition of artifacts and other objects unique to the Cordillera region, its peoples, and its cultures and traditions. The museum aims to cultivate an understanding of and respect for the identity and culture of the indigenous peoples of the Cordillera and Northern Luzon as an integral part of the evolving Filipino culture.

    Inside the museum, you can find contributions from the collections of BenCab Museum, UP Baguio Library and Archives, the Saint Louis University Museum and the Diocese of Baguio Museum and Archives.

    As per the UP website, only the first story of the museum is at ground level, as with the other campus buildings, while the second and third levels of the museum are underground. Aside from exhibition spaces, the museum also houses a room for the orientation of visitors; an audio-visual room; a shop; and, a café.

    The museum is open to the public, from Tuesdays to Sundays, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Regular Entrance Fee is P30 for non-UP students with valid ID, and P60 for adults. There is a 20% discount for Senior citizens and PWDs with valid ID while free admission to current UP students, faculty and admin staff.

    For group tours, you can make an appointment with us. Contact details: 0919-324-7743 (Smart) and 0956-280-7065 (Globe), email – museokordilyera@up.edu.ph or pm us on our FB page.

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    Address: 30 Gov. Pack Rd, Baguio, 2602 Benguet
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