Mangyan Heritage Center in Mindoro Occidental Province
Mangyan Heritage Center in Mindoro Occidental Province, Philippines
The Mangyan Heritage Center is a museum located in the town of Calapan in the Mindoro Occidental Province of the Philippines. The museum showcases the art, culture, and history of the Mangyan people, an indigenous group that has inhabited the island of Mindoro for centuries.
The museum features various galleries that display traditional Mangyan clothing, jewelry, weapons, and musical instruments. Visitors can also learn about the Mangyan language, which is still spoken by some members of the community.
One of the highlights of the museum is the collection of traditional Mangyan artworks, which include intricate beadwork, weaving, and woodcarving. The museum also features a gift shop where visitors can purchase handmade Mangyan crafts and souvenirs.
The Mangyan Heritage Center is open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Guided tours are available for a small fee.
The approximate latitude and longitude of the Mangyan Heritage Center is 13.4094° N, 120.5994° E.