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Balay Negrense Museum

Cinco De Noviembre Street | Barangay III, Silay City, Negros Occidental 6116, Philippines
+63 34 714 7676
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An Iconic Landmark in The Paris of Negros

The Balay Negrense Museum in Silay City is one of the many symbols of the rich historic past of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
darrelljava
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Bacolod, Philippines
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Nostalgic!

If you love history this is a sure stop. You will appreciate Negros Province more. O love the old... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Nel A
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Cinco De Noviembre Street | Barangay III, Silay City, Negros Occidental 6116, Philippines
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+63 34 714 7676
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Balay Negrense Museum in Silay City is one of the many symbols of the rich historic past of the rich and famous of Negros Occidental. It has been a witness over time of the rise and fall and the resurgence of the Negrense economy.

1  Thank darrelljava
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

If you love history this is a sure stop. You will appreciate Negros Province more. O love the old paintings and furnitures.

Thank Nel A
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This attraction topnotch in terms of places to visit in Silay. It was even featured in several local films. This french house was converted into a museum wherein in features the way of life of the rich people in some 100 years ago. Some tourists...More

1  Thank Dibyne
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Most popular ancestral home in Silay and it is a site for Silay events. Well maintained and airy. The circular family tree is cute and informative.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 30 December 2016

One of Silay's landmark is this ancestral house that gave me a glimpse of what life was in the later part of the 19th Century among the elite...a two storey house with plenty of bedrooms, a big receiving area and dining room, a collection of...More

1  Thank csaramir
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Silay is my fathers home town, in earlier time it was called Paris of negros..today, a number of ancestral houses can be seen still standing around the city, some are still a home for wealthy people of the city. Others were converted into commercial places,...More

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful house full of history! I enjoyed this tour and learned a lot about how people Lived in the past. 12 bedrooms and 1 bath? I am glad I did not live during those times. I am glad that they haw preserved this house.

1  Thank parisrome2008
Reviewed 6 October 2016

When in Negros Occidental (Bacolod), don't fail to drop by to one of the heritage site of the Negros located at Silay. The house is already 109 years old quite creepy but preserved it's story and history. I will definitely recommend this place when yu...More

Thank Jean3873
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Paris of the Philippines . CHeck it out since you will find a lot of interesting toys and historical stories inside Balay Negrense, mr. ramon Hofelina the person behind , told us that we can find the smallest doll in Balay Negrense , No cameras...More

Thank kbarrera040114
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I fell in love with Silay City. I love its old charm, food and friendly people. If not pressured with time, we could have stayed here for a night or more. This heritage home is our first stop and I instantly fell inlove with it....More

Thank TeyHM888
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