Information about Bontoc Museum
Bontoc Tribal Museum
Bontoc Tribal Museum in Mountain Province showcases how Igorots have already a well-organized culture, headed by tribal elders during the pre-colonial times.
The main Igorot tribes included in the museum are the Ibaloi tribes (Benguet), Bontok (Easter Half of the Mountain Province), Kankana-ey (Western Mountain Province), Ilocos Sur and some parts of Benguet, Kalinga and Ifugao (Ifugao).
Also in the museum were Abra's Tingguians. Tingguian also means "mountain people". The museum’s architecture is modeled on the old Bontok hut with a pointing roof.
How to get there
The museum is located in Guinaang Road, Omfeg, Bontoc, Mountain Province. It is a 15-20 minute walk from Bontoc Town Hall. You can also opt to ride a tricycle going here.
Best time to visit
Bontoc Tribal Museum is open every day. Opening time is 8:00, closed for lunch at 12:00, then re-opened at 1:00 p.m. and closed at 5:00 p.m.
There is a minimum entrance fee to Bontoc Tribal Museum.