PALAWAN HERITAGE CENTER – PALAWAN ISLAND PHILIPPINES
Amid symbols and dances evoking harmony, abundance and good will, the new home for Palawan history, both past and present, cultural treasures, art and culture finally opened its doors to Palaweños, guests, tourists and visitors.
The opening was held on June 23, a special day for Palawan, as it marked the 109th founding anniversary of the Palawan civil government and culmination of the 2011 Baragatan sa Palawan Festival with no less than Palawan Gov.Abraham Kahlil B. Mitra and Vice Gov. Fems Reyes leading the opening rites.
The center is a modern museum with a more upbeat design, touch, look and ambience. It boasts of a hologram of a Tagbanua lass greeting the visitors with her gracious and warm welcome and inviting them to have a deeper appreciation of her home province. A must see in the Palawan Heritage Center is the Tabon Cave which has a very significant contribution to researches on the country’s history.
There are several interactive info kiosks providing visitors with information on Palawan history, people, art and culture and governance.