Baguio Mountain Provinces Museum

Baguio Mountain Provinces Museum information

Baguio , Philippines
Governor Pack Rd
adult/student P40/20
Opening hours
8am-5pm Mon-Sat
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This thorough museum is a great introduction to the Igorot ('mountain people') of the Cordillera and also the harmful 'savage highlander'/'cultured lowlander' divide, introduced by the Spanish. Each display focuses on a separate indigenous group, and you may spot the spears, bolos (machetes) and colourful clothing of Kalinga headhunters, accounts of Ibaloi mummification practises and a Kabayan mummy, the beaded headgear of the Tinguians, photos of Ifugao Imbayah ceremonies and a compelling exhibition on the history of Baguio.