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Museo Sugbo

M. J. Cuenco Avenue, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 239 5626
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M. J. Cuenco Avenue, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 239 5626
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This excellent museum comprises several galleries in an sturdy old coral-stone building that was Cebu's provincial jail from 1870–2004. Rooms are dedicated to eras in Cebu's history. The American-era gallery contains an interesting collection of letters and memorabilia from Thomas Sharpe, one of 1065 teachers...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to hear confessions of prison inmates here at the Museo de Sugbo many years back. From the dungeons dating to the Spanish period as a prison facility now turned to a historical site of the city. Welcome to Sugbo.

Thank Lansdb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Occasionally pass by and visit there, the staff guide us to visit each room with passion. Learnt a lot about history of Cebu city related Spain and America. It a good place for tourist who just arrive Cebu and want to understand some story of...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As an American, this museum was especially important to visit. The exhibits surrounding the American occupation and WWII are heartbreaking and very informative. The halls detailing the history of the Marcos years are also important for any foreign visitor to the Philippines to see.

Thank oaxacaguera
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Not being a great fan of museums to start with one would have to be exceptional to keep my interest. This wasn't too bad with some interesting pieces.

Thank ZinamonKveen
Reviewed 8 October 2017

"Museo Sugbo" or Cebu Museum is a rather less known place to visit in the city compared to other tourist destinations. In fact, when I took a taxi to get there, the driver didn't even know where the place was. Luckily I had the address...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Basically: The museum is worth the visit for local history and Crafted Trails shop in the quad. But if your guide is Danny Boy, just decline. It's a free guided tour anyway and it's not worth it with a rude guide. The museum had a...More

Thank Lea L
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Museo Sugbo is a museum in Cebu City and is well worth a visit to experience the displays and exhibits. It costs seventy five pesos for an adult and is well worth the price of an admission. They feature displays and exhibits on the general...More

Thank KweqSmanit
Reviewed 14 September 2017

As part of my historical tour, we stopped here. I loved how all the information was written in 3 separate languages. Only speaking/reading English, this is important to me. As a tip, don't rush. We got to learn the history not only from reading but...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

You can't imagine how life went well seeing the things inside. Lot of things you learn from, from the old telephone, radio and etc. love the place so much

Thank casper020687
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