Davao Museum of History and Ethnography

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Davao Museum of History and Ethnography

Davao Museum of History and Ethnography
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Monday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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This museum tells the story of the scenic Davao area.
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4.0
73 reviews
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37
Average
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Vanessa DV
Tanauan City, Philippines32 contributions
Sep 2019 • Couples
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.
Written 2 October 2019
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John T
Cebu City, Philippines1,068 contributions
Apr 2019 • Couples
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.
Written 29 April 2019
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garry468
London, UK104 contributions
Feb 2019 • Couples
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
Written 22 April 2019
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Peter M
Melbourne, Australia954 contributions
Mar 2018 • Solo
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
Written 23 June 2018
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delight_2016
Davao City, Philippines35 contributions
Oct 2017 • Solo
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.
Written 4 March 2018
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Luke T
Gingoog City, Philippines627 contributions
May 2017 • Family
I love history and while this museum is very small, it was worth the visit for me. The staff were friendly and helpful. Plus they listened to my questions and had answers to most of them. It would be great if they would expand and get more items and more information to share with the people.
Written 14 May 2017
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DonDan16
Hamburg, Germany481 contributions
Dec 2016 • Solo
A good place about Davao's history. But don't miss the Museo Dabawenyo. This is a different place and often mixed with that.
Take your time, read, understand. Davao has a big history and I really think a bright future.
Written 20 January 2017
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GreenOnePointFive
Quezon City, Philippines8 contributions
Oct 2016 • Friends
Knowing History is Free. First, to visit the place is Free Admission. You can now learn the history and arts of Davao. Explore the rich culture, biodiversity, tribes and more!
Written 11 October 2016
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arjunsin
New Delhi, India2 contributions
Oct 2016 • Solo
Its a small and simple museum. I was brought there by the taxicab. But the photo on this page is wrong. The exterior of this museum is different.
Written 10 October 2016
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aprilsky2016
Davao City, Philippines58 contributions
May 2016 • Family
This is a great place to know Davao then and now, the people and its culture.The place is fully air-conditioned and the receptionist and manager of the museum are both helpful and courteous. The events and memorabilia are arranged neatly and systematically The perfect place to bring first time tourist in Davao either local or international.
Written 6 June 2016
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Davao Museum of History and Ethnography is open:
  • Mon - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Mon - Sat 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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