Ecclesiastical Cebu Cathedral Museum
The Cathedral Museum of Cebu is the ecclesiastical museum of the Catholic Archdiocese of Cebu City, Philippines, which was reopened in November 2006.
The museum focuses on regional church architecture and artifacts, which are mostly from the Spanish occupation period in the province.
Exhibitions & Galleries
A chapel inside the museum was transformed into an exhibition section for the "Carmen Collection" (from the parish of Carmen, Cebu) that displays the...
For special exhibitions, the memorial chapel is frequently being utilized.
Galleries at Cebu Cathedral Museum
On the upper floors, the...
Historical Site & Building
The museum is located next to Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, and close to Basilica Minore del Santo Nino.
Amazingly, the building itself is a piece of the museum - 19th century structure! It is one of the few structures in metro Cebu that was spared from destruction of World War II.
It was built during the incumbency of Bishop Santos Gomez Maranon, early in the 19 century, who was a known church builder and responsible for the Oslob, Cebu, and Naga churches' construction, as well as the Argao bell tower and Sibonga convent.
A Convent, a university, a store, a chapel...
Before its present function, this museum has been extensively used extremely useful as...
Wow, that's a totally multipurpose and truly 'christian' building, I should commend!
Planning & Direction
In 2008, the patio fronting the lobby began to be renovated to accommodate a coffee shop and museum shop. And a garden...
The head curator of the museum is Brian Brigoli and under the direction of the Archdiocesan Commission for the Cultural Heritage of the Church, chaired by Carlito V. Pono.
Location and Getting there
You can find Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral Convent Museum at T. Burgos Street, Cebu. You can call up by dialing: Tel. Nos. 2328650/ 2328509.
Have a blissful visit to this holy place.
God bless, everyone!