The Bontoc Museum
The Bontoc Museum located at the St. Vincent’s School compound houses artefacts of the Bontoc days of old and other objects in various places of the Cordillera Region. There is also a replica of how a village in the town of Bontoc, looked in the days before the arrival of Catholic and Anglican missionaries. Be transported back in time as you go through the photographs and artefacts that chronicles the rich cultural history and the ways of life of the Bontoc Igorot and other tribes of the Cordillera. The building houses the artefacts and photographs and a doorway leads you the village replica (with authentic wares) where you can take photographs. Entrance fee is sixty pesos (P60.00 or less than a dollar). The museum is open from Monday to Saturday: 8AM to 12NN, 1PM to 5PM, Sunday: 8AM to 12NN, 1PM to 3:30PM.
How To Get There
You can walk if you are within the town centre. Go up the Provincial Plaza, take the stairway towards the Capitol, seat of the Provincial Government of Mountain Province, turn left, you will see Saint Vincent’s Elementary School, go inside and you’ll see the structure of the Bontoc Museum (see photo).
If you are within at the Sagada Public Utility Parking, go straight ahead, cross the street towards Rural Bank of Bontoc, follow the road going up, keep to the left side of the street until you reach the facade of the Bontoc Museum. If you are tired, get a tricycle, price per passenger is nine pesos and tell the driver to bring you to the Bontoc Museum.
Bontoc Museum by lakas.com