The Museo de Catanduanes is located in Santa Elena, Virac in Catanduanes Province. The Museo de Catanduanes is a one-stop shop showcasing the islands culture and history. A repository of the island’s historical and material cultural heritage, it houses several artefacts, most note-worthy of which are the Fossils of Hamujong or Trumpet shells. Found in the rocky cliffs of Virac, Japanese anthropologist declared it a rare find. Clothing and former dress of religious icons also grace the museum, as well as ancient household articles of the native Catandunganons. Located in the same building as the Tourism Office, it is a treasure trove of information about Catanduanes.