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LGU-P’sinan inaugurates Banaan Pangasinan Provincial Museum on Sept. 8

LINGAYEN, PANGASINAN–The Pangasinan Provincial Government will inaugurate the first-ever storehouse of the province’s colorful past and its diverse culture and arts, tomorrow, September 8 at 4 o’clock in the afternoon.

Located in the historic Casa Real beside the Lingayen Municipal Hall, the Banaan Pangasinan Provincial Museum isn’t just an ordinary structure but an edifice that will allow visitors to travel back in the past.

 

A visit to the museum will allow visitors to get a glimpse during Princess Urduja’s time, the Galleon Trade, American Colonialism, and World War II. Various artifacts, artworks, art installations, and interactive features are also found there.

For its formal inauguration, a brief program will be held where Governor Ramon V. Guico III will deliver a message and Vice Governor Mark Ronald DG. Lambino will render the welcome remarks. An inspirational message will be given by National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) Chairman Emmanuel Franco Calairo to highlight the event. Unveiling of the museum marker and ribbon-cutting ceremony will immediately follow.

Earlier, the Pangasinan Tourism and Cultural Affairs Office (PTCAO) led by Ms. Ma. Luisa A. Elduayan, launched the museum’s online booking system. As announced by the PTCAO, the museum will be open to the public starting September 11, 2023.

Visit to the museum is free of charge only for the whole month of September in celebration of the tourism month. Online reservations may be made by visiting https://seepangasinan.com/ website. Walk-in visit is discouraged.

(Ruby R. Bernardino/Pangasinan PIO)

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