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Museo Dabawenyo

Closes in 26 min: 09:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 18:00
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Nice to visit

History in one roof.. thy have a guided tour. Thy will explain each so you can understand history... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
mhel74
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Manila, Philippines
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Appreciating Davao City starts with a visit in Museo Dabawenyo

The fact that this is free and the tour schedule were organized well, you really know that the city... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
WillandKay
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Makati, Philippines
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Corner A. Pichon and C.M. Recto Streets, Davao City, Mindanao 8005, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The people there are very accommodating. The museum has limited artifacts dominantly from the Japanese. But its a good place for someone to wants to have glimpse of Davao's history.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

History in one roof.. thy have a guided tour. Thy will explain each so you can understand history of davao.. entrance is free.. thy dont allow to take pictures and videos..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mhel74
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The fact that this is free and the tour schedule were organized well, you really know that the city invests in making sure we understand Davao City. The best part - smiling, warm and attentive staff. If there is anything that needs update - the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank WillandKay
Reviewed 16 October 2018

This should be the 1st stop in your city tour. The tour is for free! And you will learn a lot from the guides! We're not allowed to take photos but still it's okay. The place is cool. I love their History specially the tribes....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The entrance is free.. we went here twice already but we enjoyed each time. The tour is very informative. Even kids will enjoy the tour since there is a lot to see even if the museum is small. They really maximized the space and is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Naomi S
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I remember my Elementary days studying Sibika. Ofcourse thanks to our tour guide for all the trivia about Davao

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sheenalaysa63
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The tour is for free! And you will learn a lot from the guides! We're not allowed to take photos but still it's okay. The place is also well ventilated. Recommended

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 내 사랑 X
Reviewed 28 August 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jen S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

"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

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank nolimetangere
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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CaliTo69
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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
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