National Museum, Caraga Branch

Satellite view image of the Region 13 branch of the National Museum in Butuan City, Agusan del Norte

In Butuan City in Mindanao is the Caraga Branch of the National Museum . This museum is right across the Butuan City Hall to the east, and to the southwest is the museum’s lagoon and park.

This regional branch of the National Museum houses important artifacts relating to the history of Butuan and the Caraga Region. The musuem’s collection includes archaeological specimens like stone and metal craft, burial coffins, gold jewelry, and pottery. One of it’s attractions is the Golden Tara, a Hindu-influenced statue dating back to the Srivijayan era of Southeast Asia.

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Posted on
June 6, 2006
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  1. Mafalda Moore wrote on November 2, 2006 @ 07:15AM

    We are looking to buy the book “Patterns of the Past, ethno archeology of Butuan,” by Margarita Cembrano, director of the National Museum for Caraga.

    Could someone indicate where we can acquire this book for the collection of Cornell University Library in Ithaca, NY, USA.
    I would be very obliged if you could help me.

    Best regards

  2. Carl wrote on March 8, 2007 @ 04:09AM

    What a view! Also try to visit for news and updates in Caraga.

  3. Nelson wrote on November 22, 2007 @ 11:50AM

    Been there, during our field trip way back in high school. The place is actually just 2 hours away from our place though. =D

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