Culion Museum & Archives

Busuanga & the Calamian Islands

This museum has a half-hour film and several large rooms filled with photos and artefacts that tell the poignant and little-known story of Culion's leper colony, which was established in 1906. Located on the hospital grounds.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Busuanga & the Calamian Islands attractions

2. Aguila


On the rise behind town, follow your nose to a grand staircase where some 200 steps lead up to a giant eagle carved into the hill. It was created in 1926…

3. Banol Beach

12.24 MILES

A common stop on island-hopping trips to Coron Island is Banol Beach, a small sandy area with shelter from the sun.

4. Twin Lagoon

13.21 MILES

There are two sides to this photogenic lagoon where salt and fresh water meet. Boats dock in one half and and the other half is accessed by swimming…

5. Barracuda Lake

13.72 MILES

A popular island-hopping stop, scenic Barracuda Lake is of interest to divers for its unique layers of fresh, salt and brackish water and dramatic…

7. Kayangan Lake

14.49 MILES

Accessible by a steep 10-minute climb, the crystal-clear waters of Lake Kayangan are nestled into the mountain walls; underwater is like a moonscape…

8. Mt Tapyas

14.53 MILES

Grunt your way up 700-plus steps to Mt Tapyas in Coron Town for astounding views of Coron Bay. It's a quintessential Coron experience.