Baguio Museum

  • 2015-06-26
  • Governor Pack Road Baguio City
  • Palaoag

The Baguio Mountain Provinces Museum Foundation, Inc (BMPMFI) is a non-stock, non-profit organization established in August of 1977 .The collection of Cordillera artifacts was previously housed at the Session Hall of the Baguio City Hall and later at the UP College Baguio. The Philippine Tourism Authority through an agreement between Minister Aspiras and Mayor Lardizabal constructed the first BMPM building in 1977.

March of 2010 when BMPFI was renamed into Baguio Museum Inc. The Baguio Museum is the repository of the artifacts of different ethnolinguistic groups of the Cordillera. There are 6 provinces that constitute the Cordillera Administrative Region. These includes provinces namely: Benguet, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Abra Kalinga and Apayao. The Baguio Museum has an array of collections of traditional attires, accessories, hats, baskets, musical, fishing and hunting instruments, woodcarving, jars and ceramics and weapons that dates back to the 1950s and exhibits the evidences of the region’s material culture that are part of its collection and organizes activities that will encourage greater patronage of the museum as well as Local Knowledge. The collections in the museum are well represented by the different provinces of Cordillera.

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