Museo Sugbo takes you on a stroll along the many years of Cebu history. It houses galleries that transport you back to notable moments from the past and informs you of the lesser known trivia from way back during World War II and the Spanish and American colonial era. This is a place to appreciate the pieces of history and events that summarize all these years of change.
Cebu is known as the design capital of the Philippines, and was declared one of UNESCO’s creative cities in 2019. Spawning multiple world-renowned artists and designers, the locals’ best work can be found on the walls of famous food parks, the ceilings of old churches or in the chassis of public utility jeepneys. Modern art in Cebu may have adapted to the digital revolution, but physical works are still luxury items that even the most novice curator and museum fanatic would want to put their hands on.
There are places that would make us remember the past. Towns and cities have museums that will remind them of their histories. The museums in Cebu are some of the places that store the best stories of the island. Here are some of the museums that will take you to a trip down memory lane: