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Nationwide Museum opens 14th department in Dumaguete

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National Museum opens 14th branch in Dumaguete

Archaeological Section of National Museum Dumaguete

National Museum branch in Dumaguete The National Museum of the Philippines (NMP) recently inaugurated its 14th branch in Dumaguete City, showcasing the geology, zoology, botany, archaeology, and marine biodiversity of the entire Negros Island covers the Oriental and Occidental Negros provinces. Housed at the Dumaguete Presidencia, or old municipal hall, it also has exhibits on […]

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National Museum opens 14th branch in Dumaguete

Archaeological Section of National Museum Dumaguete

Nationwide Museum department in Dumaguete

The Nationwide Museum of the Philippines (NMP) not too long ago inaugurated its 14th department in Dumaguete City, showcasing the geology, zoology, botany, archaeology, and marine biodiversity of the whole Negros Island covers the Oriental and Occidental Negros provinces.

Mayor Felipe Remollo with Negros Oriental Tourism staff and historical reenactors from La Liga Cebu and Republica Filipina Reenacment Group
Mayor Felipe Remollo with Negros Oriental Tourism workers and historic reenactors from La Liga Cebu and Republica Filipina Reenacment Group

Housed on the Dumaguete Presidencia, or outdated municipal corridor, it additionally has displays on architectural arts and constructed heritage of Negros Oriental and Siquijor, in addition to provisions for seasonal and thematic shows.

Additionally unveiled on the inauguration is the marker declaring the edifice as an Essential Cultural Property (ICP) of the NMP, a quotation in earlier obtained in 2019 due to its distinctive cultural, inventive, and historic significance manifested in its mix of Spanish, American and Filipino structure.

Archaeological Section of National Museum Dumaguete
Archaeological Part of Nationwide Museum Dumaguete

An ICP entitles historic buildings to be granted authorities funding for its restoration, safety, and conservation by the Nationwide Museum.

Inbuilt 1937, it was designed by eminent Filipino architect Juan Arellano who additionally designed the Legislative Constructing, which is now the Nationwide Museum of Tremendous Arts. Each buildings have been designed in a mixture of native and western neoclassical architectural types prevalent through the American interval.

National Museum Dumaguete
Nationwide Museum Dumaguete

In the course of the inauguration, Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo careworn that Dumaguete’s grasp plan contains internet hosting a museum that will probably be a repository historical past and heritage of the town and province. He additionally acknowledged the members of the Dumaguete Metropolis Council in 2017 for authorizing him to signal the 50-year usufruct settlement with the NMP.

The restoration of the Presidencia and conversion right into a museum is in keeping with Remollo’s imaginative and prescient to make Dumaguete a consummate vacation spot of tradition, journey, and sports activities tourism.

Scale Model of the San Isidro Labrador Church in Lazi Siquijor
Scale Mannequin of the San Isidro Labrador Church in Lazi Siquijor

The museum's inauguration is a part of the month-long 74th constitution day celebrations of Dumaguete when it was declared a part metropolis of Negros Oriental on November 24, 1948.

National Museum Dumaguete inaguration
Nationwide Museum Dumaguete inaguration

Within the picture are NMP director basic Jeremy Barns, NMP director for the Visayas Atty. Cecille Tirol, Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, NMP Board of Trustees chairperson Evangelina Lourdes Arroyo-Bernas, and NMP trustee and AboitizLand chief government officer Andoni Aboitiz.

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National Museum opens 14th branch in Dumaguete
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