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Jose R. Gullas Halad Museum

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Cebu Music History Keeper

The newest museum of Cebu City houses and keeps the rich musical history of Cebu. It is the only museum in Cebu that is solely dedicated to music. Cebuanos have always been known... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
Cebu City, Philippines
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Cebu City, Philippines
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The newest museum of Cebu City houses and keeps the rich musical history of Cebu. It is the only museum in Cebu that is solely dedicated to music. Cebuanos have always been known as great singers and musicians. The Museum is being house in the Old Freeman Building and is located along Manalili Street, just beside Gaisano Main. The museum... More 

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Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

The is a Music Museum in Manila but its more of a Concert/event venue than a Museum. Here enshrined the wonderful history of Cebuano Music. With working phonograph where you can listen to the music from Long Playing Vinyl Record, and other music from mp3 players, they also keep memorabilias from the greatest in Cebuano Music.

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Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 February 2015

The JRG Halad Museum, founded by Dodong Gullas in 2010, explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of Cebuano cultural heritage as expressed through music. The museum aims to be a repository of Cebuano and Visayan musical treasures, including composers, artists and other memorabilia as well as a destination for an experience of Cebuano music and performing arts, cultural heritage and... More 

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Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

The location on the map is incorrect and once you do find it, it looks closed or abandoned. But once you walk in, it was really surprising! The owner seemed to have invested a lot but he could have done more to advertise the museum from the outside. It was nice to see the collection of old Cebuano songs and... More 

1 Thank kirs b
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Reviewed 4 January 2015

This museum is a treat for music lovers. This JRG Halad Museum is a musically-themed museum in Cebu City, Philippines that pays homage to the musical heritage of Cebu. A must visit

1 Thank HARI_2068
Cebu City, Philippines
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

THE PHILIPPINES IS GETTING READY!!! A few days from today, four major cities: Cebu, Mandaue, Talisay, and Lapulapu City, will open its museums and heritage sites to the world to celebrate its annual GABII SA KABILIN (Night Of Heritage). Visit the renowned JOSE R GULLAS HALAD MUSEUM and 34 other destinations in an evening of tours, music and dance performances;... More 

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Reviewed 3 June 2013

a new museum here in cebu, owned by a political family, was not impressed but at least there are more museums here in cebu, unlike before.

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