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Water tank Museum

A unique structure of a Museum, this was a water tank before it was ruined of the bombing by... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Davao City, Philippines

I would love to see more historical artifacts that could trigger my inner historian feelings... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Peter John P
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Dolores St | In front of Gaston Park, Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 October 2014

this museum is a water reservoir before when the city of cagayan de oro was a small city. the place is like a tower and it is beside the cathedral catholic church of the city, it was transform as a museum when it is no...More

1  Thank limcontravel
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

Tripadvisor list the two museums seprately but I guess they are one and the same because there's only one museum located across Gaston Park. This museum needs a lot of improvement. Very few artifacts but the story is interesting. This is the first time I...More

2  Thank profzulueta
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

A unique structure of a Museum, this was a water tank before it was ruined of the bombing by American planes. A great idea to preserve the building, and make useful again and will also be a reminder for the locals. It is most likely...More

Thank KimmyKero
Reviewed 25 April 2018

The Cagayan de Oro city museum is located in a former water tower. The displays are interesting, especially the ones referring to the battle around 1900 against the American forces.

Thank baudewitte
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Nothing much to see here. Just an old water tank with spiral staircase inside and photos. Do not bother.

Thank mamabelz
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I was shocked how this can be called a museum. I guess maybe in 50 years from now will be called that ..... but definitely not now . Shame of monopoly government and governor who is running in a family as a kingdom 200 years...More

1  Thank Petra C
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I would love to see more historical artifacts that could trigger my inner historian feelings. Hopefully on my next visit.

Thank Peter John P
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Hopefully when I visit in the near future, it is already renovated and could cater a lot of tourist. Promotional should be boosted.

Thank Bajuju
Reviewed 5 May 2017

It is three floors of mostly just photos with captions to read. The entire top floor is dedicated to one of the mayors of the city. If you read between the lines you can see how the Filipinos have been abused and subjugated by western...More

1  Thank Minburi
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

If you're into cultural immersions, visiting museums should be one of your must-do's. Me & my wife visit museums wherever we can. Our latest was in Cagayan de Oro where we walked into this unique public museum; an old water tower converted into a museum....More

1  Thank lord_alessi
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The museum is also called Museo de Oro. It is a simple and very small museum that covers primarily the modern history of the City - its early political leaders and heroes, the stories of pioneering families,... It is housed in the oldest existing structure...More

Thank samaripo
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Went there with a group of travelers. The museum was once a water tower. Inside you will see things that Cagay anons used in 1940's-1960's like telephone, radio and cars.

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