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Davao Museum of History and Ethnography

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Davao Museum of History and Ethnography

73 Reviews
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Davao City Day Tour C
US$211.00 per adult
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113 Agusan Cir Zonta Building, Insular Village Phase I, Lanang, Davao City, Mindanao 8000 Philippines
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Visayas 4 Islands: Cebu, Bohol, Panglao and Balicasag
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Visayas 4 Islands: Cebu, Bohol, Panglao and Balicasag

On this 10-day tour visiting 5 islands of the Visayas region, you can enjoy seeing the most significant of the island of Cebu, sites such as the Minor Basilica of the Holy Child, The Fort of San Pedro, Museums with historical relics, etc. ..<br>On the island of Bohol, you will see the Tarsier, considered the smallest monkey in the world, you will visit a greenhouse with a large variety of butterflies, you can observe the famous Chocolate Hills from the top of a mountain, and you will feel an explorer cruising with Buffet included by the Loboc River.<br>On the island of Panglao you will rest on the paradisiacal beaches of Alona beach, White beach or Dumaluan beach.<br>And visit and swim in the crystal clear waters of the Hinagdanan cave.
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Vanessa DV wrote a review Oct 2019
Tanauan City, Philippines32 contributions3 helpful votes
Davao Museum is different from Museo Dabawenyo. The place is located in Insular Village Lanang. There is an entrance fee. It is rarely being visited like 1 group a day.
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Date of experience: September 2019
John T wrote a review Apr 2019
Cebu City, Philippines1,071 contributions180 helpful votes
In the US I grew up on a diet of fine art museums, and grand quality museums found in NYC and Washington DC. In the Philippines, I have learned to dig a little deeper and broaden my knowledge to fulfil he same desire to learn about things. Museums like this are really quite interesting, detailing the history, crafts, and early peoples of the area. The exhibits are good quality and offer many beautiful decorative and functional objects. If you take a taxi, consider holding the taxi until you;re finished because the museum is set back some from the street and the area is not quite as urban as other parts of Davao.
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Date of experience: April 2019
garry468 wrote a review Apr 2019
London, United Kingdom104 contributions7 helpful votes
its not a very big museum, but it is very informative and worth the two hours i spent there on a warm but wet day.....i enjoyed the history and the facts
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Date of experience: February 2019
Peter M wrote a review Jun 2018
Melbourne, Australia798 contributions166 helpful votes
This is a very well presented museum and it is free and gives an insight to Philippine culture. It is smaller than big Museums, like in Britain ,Russia or Egypt but it still a nice museum
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Date of experience: March 2018
delight_2016 wrote a review Mar 2018
Davao City, Philippines30 contributions9 helpful votes
The past event that you have not known about Davao history, will be foretold once you visit the said museum. Imagine, how the Japanese first settled in Davao city before the WW II, build the city 1st school, hospital, administrative building and other developments that after WWII, they were forcibly returned to Japan leaving behind their fruits of their labor that the Davaoenos would later improved and utilized it for the good of all settlers in Davao even for the future. Then I was wondering where the known political figure in Danao City, Cebu, PH Duterte's and the Almendras family clan went from Danao City, Cebu on the 60's and 70's . It was after 40 yrs. after , that I was able to visit the said Museum, I have known their journey to Davao region to became a 2nd Davao city builders for good and just human settlement. First the Duterte patriarch, the father of our current President of PH, has become the 1st Governor, then a Congressman and a cabinet secretary during late Marcos time. Then followed by Almendras who was also a great political figure in Danao City , Cebu, PH to became also a governor in Davao when vacated by Pres.Duterte's father when he became a cabinet secretary of the late President Marcos. The information gap has been filled up when I visited the said museum for the first time alone after leaving Danao city on the late 60's and studying and working until retirement in Iligan City and Lanao del Norte for 40 long yrs. After all education is a continues process, even retired we can still learn.
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Date of experience: October 2017
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