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Negros Museum

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Type  Local museum
Architectural style  Art Deco
Renovated  2003
Architect  Juan M. Arellano
Status  Complete
Owner  Negros Occidental
Construction started  1925
Negros Museum

Established  March 16, 1996 (1996-03-16)
Location  Provincial Capitol (1996-2003) Provincial Agriculture Building (2003-present)
Alternative names  Provincial Agriculture Building (building occupied by the museum)
Address  Gatuslao St, Bacolod, Negros Occidental, Philippines
Hours  Closed now Thursday9AM–6PMFriday9AM–6PMSaturday9AM–6PMSundayClosedMonday9AM–6PMTuesday9AM–6PMWednesday9AM–6PMSuggest an edit
Similar  Capitol Park and Lagoon, San Sebastian Cathedral, Panaad Park and Stadium, Balay Negrense, The Ruins

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Negros Museum is a provincial museum situated in the Negros Occidental Provincial Capitol Complex in Bacolod City, Philippines. The structure was built in 1925 as the Provincial Agriculture Building.



Opened in March 16, 1996, the museum is formerly housed in the Provincial Capitol, which was reverted for government use 2003. Since then, the exhibits have been transferred to the former Provincial Agriculture Building. As a courtesy payment, Negros Cultural Foundation, the management running the Negros Museum, currently pays the Provincial Government a rent of ₱1 only, for minimum compliance under law.


The museum is the first in its kind to not house precious archaeological artifacts, but rather was designed to display Negrense lifestyle and society, which includes old furnishings and loaned items from ancestral houses. It also includes art exhibits and expositions from different local artists and foreign artists resident in Negros Island Region. Art training and seminars are also conducated inside the museum.

Museum cafe

Negros Museum Cafe serves the needs of museum goers and walk-in guests, situated in the West Annex of the museum. It includes a separate entrance, which includes an open-air and an in-house station occasionally used for small theater plays and art exhibitions. The cafe and the resident chef, Guido Nijssen, serves as the official caterer of the Office of the Governor and the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental for official dignitary functions.


Negros Museum Wikipedia