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This is a very small museum that you can do fully in 30 minutes. 50 pesos per head makes it nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fredhacking
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Philippines
AKLAN CULTURE IN A CAPSULE

Collections housed in an old building near the Cathedral summarize the culture of Aklan....Fishing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
csaramir
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Mandaue, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very small museum that you can do fully in 30 minutes. 50 pesos per head makes it nice and cheap. Really interesting read about the history of the Philippines and more specifically Aklan. We were here during Ati Atihan festival in January...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Collections housed in an old building near the Cathedral summarize the culture of Aklan....Fishing and farming equipment, indigenous weaves, crafts, gift shop, and Spanish ambiance are just few of the things to see inside. The place is rather small but with a large collection of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

This museum showcases the local history, culture and tradition of Aklan, one of the provinces on Panay Island. It is housed in a small whitewashed building in neoclassical style. I think it is a restored school building -- the "Escuelahan It Hari" ("School of the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Went here hoping to find the code of kalantiaw...it was not here...what it has is an english translation of the supposed code. Sad.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Gyne M
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Museo It Akean is indeed a credible storyteller of Aklan's history. It was founded in 1882 and was one a garrison for Japanese soldier during World War II. The Code of Kalantiao is one of the notable displays in the museum. According to some articles...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

it was a small museum but you can have so much stuff to look at the different traditions and the chair of the Pope

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

I went with friends and was glad we visited the museum. We were doing a documentary about our projects in Aklan and having a first hand information about its history, culture, tradition and socio-political eras was very helpful. The kids would also love the displays...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I visited this nice museum with friends. It is great with collection of artifacts spanning the history of Aklan. I made the trip from Boracay island. The trip to Kalibu by boat then bus was not easy particularly when there is a storm if the...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Hig11
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Museo It Aklan, located in Martelino Street, Aklan, is a place where the history buff would find a feast for their eyes. The Museo It Aklan is a host for a collection of Aklan's past, with artifacts that reflect its rich and colorful culture. Walking...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank m l
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Can include this in your itinerary if you can't find activity here. Tourists friendly spot. Easily accessible. Food available outside

Date of experience: September 2015
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