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Padre Burgos House Museum is located in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur. It's a must visit attraction in Vigan City shown variety traditional item including farming item, kitchenwares, paintings...etc. which you could see through the ancient history how people live their lives.

The Burgos House is one of the historical landmarks in Vigan, a city declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in year 1999.  The museum exhibits material artifacts of the Ilocano, Kankana-ey, and Itneg ethnolinguistic groups.  These item include wooden plates and bowls, burial coffins and chairs, musical intruments, weapons, weaving implements, texticles, jars, trade ceramics form China, and symbolic wooden vessel from Japan.

The outlook of Padre Burgos House Museum which is a 2 storey traditional Spanish building.

Musical instruments

Weapons: axe, spear, shield, etc.


Traditional woman.

A cart.

some containers.

rain coats and hat.

silver coins.


Textile machine.

Jar factory

ceramic bowls and jars.

textile shuttles

textile machine.

Traditional custumes.

famous ancient people.

A painting shows how people build a church.


an ancient wooden chest.

2 symbolic Japanese vessel models way back 16 century.

Candon Church

Semana Santa Ti Vigan.

old telephone.

kitchenwares and jars.

the balcony.

a wall of the museum.

trees beside the museum.

an old table and chairs.

Padre Burgos House Museum is located in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur.

Hours:  Monday to Friday, 9am - 4pm
            Weekends and holidays by appointment
Address:  Vigan City, Ilocos Sur
How to arrive there? You can take a plane by domestic flight to Laoag City, then live in the Java Hotel over night, then arrange a day-tour van to go south to visit Vigan City.

Padre Burgos House Museum

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