Location: 37 Leonard Wood Road, Baguio City (across Botanical Garden)
Operating Hours: Daily, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Aside from contemporary art, BenCab also has an extensive collection of indigenous artifacts and crafts, such as rice granary gods (bulul), carved objects, furniture, and weapons used by Cordillera’s headhunting tribes found in the Cordillera Gallery. The museum also has an outdoor collection of native houses surrounded by a small organic farm.
The museum is located in Tuba Benguet and is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, while it is closed on Mondays, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Admission fees: PhP150 for general admission, PhP120 for students, and PhP100 for seniors and people with disabilities.
With a culture steeped in history and the arts, it’s not surprising that Baguio reflects the creativity of its residents and their love for their traditions. When you visit, carve out time from your itinerary to learn about the city’s culture and arts!
Stay safe as you travel! Make sure to follow social distancing protocols and observe health precautions. For now, keep safe!
This article was initially published in Yoorekka on February 23, 2018.
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