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Museo Dabawenyo

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I learned some of my history!

Museo Dabawenyo is a place that every Davawenyo should visit...it's small, but the docents are... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
John S
Wichita, Kansas, United States

This museum was near our hotel so we just walked for abt 10mins, easy walking so as not to tire... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jen S
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Corner A. Pichon and C.M. Recto Streets, Davao City, Mindanao 8005, Philippines
+63 82 222 6011
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was near our hotel so we just walked for abt 10mins, easy walking so as not to tire ourselves. It was easy to find, and at first we thought it was a regular ancestors house but the philippine flag made it easier for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"Twas a guided tour by well-informed Tourism student walking tourists through the rich history and multi-ethnic culture of Davao in a two-storey semi-concrete building. The 11 tribes of Davao were an eyefull. Paintings for sale on the side at reasonable prices. There is no entrance...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

A great place to visit in Davao, very educational. The Tour Guide we got was excellent, she really helped us learn a lot about the history of Davao. The tour itself took around half an hour, starting from the first floor to the second floor....More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Free entrance and overview of the City of Davao with its artifact and history in a glance. We were guided by Giselle during our visit in this place. Her explanation of the Davao were clear and concise. Beside that, Bianca also helped us by listing...More

1  Thank caleb m
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I got surprised that one it is for free and two there's a tour guide who will accompany you and tell you a lot of things about Davao. If you want to learn about Davao without paying a penny or you're on a tight budget,...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Our guide, Randy, is very knowledgeable and has good sense of humor. Learn more about Davao's hero, Datu Bago, and why Davao was called as such. 💡

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Museo Dabawenyo is one of the two known museums in Davao. Locals and foreigners visit this Museo to see a glimpse of the past scenes of Davao ; a rich collection of the best and most prominent handicrafts that Davao is known for. Divided into...More

1  Thank AMC286
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Museo Dabawenyo is a place that every Davawenyo should visit...it's small, but the docents are friendly and informative. Great place to learn..or re-learn our history!

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 22 May 2018

The best thing about this museum is that it's FREE! Though not for little kids to enjoy, but if your into History, you'd appreciate the place. Learned a lot about the rich culture of Davao and it's people.

2  Thank lucillelatonio
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Everybody has a soul, and Davao City's soul can be seen at this particular museum. Although this museum needs a redecoration or rearrangement, her collection is vast. The docent would gladly welcome everybody with a sweet smile. Davao has 11 tribes, four non-islamic and eleven...More

1  Thank MyloDylan
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Response from Veness Ehrn G | Reviewed this property |
hi there! Museo Dabawenyo has the following schedule of opening and closing: Tuesday 9:00AM–12:00PM, 1:00–6:00PM Wednesday 9:00AM–12:00PM, 1:00–6:00PM Thursday 9:00AM–12:00PM, 1:00–6:00PM Friday... More