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Museo Dabawenyo

Corner A. Pichon and C.M. Recto Streets, Davao City, Mindanao 8005, Philippines
+63 82 222 6011
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Museum of the People of Davao

Museo Dabawenyo is one of the two known museums in Davao. Locals and foreigners visit this Museo... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AMC286
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Angeles City, Philippines
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 3 weeks ago
John S
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Wichita, Kansas, United States
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
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“free entrance” (8 reviews)
“tour guide” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 18:00
LOCATION
Corner A. Pichon and C.M. Recto Streets, Davao City, Mindanao 8005, Philippines
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+63 82 222 6011
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"free entrance"
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"tour guide"
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"political history"
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"art gallery"
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"rich culture"
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"small museum"
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"early inhabitants"
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"museum offers"
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"great place to learn"
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"indigenous tribes"
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"melting pot"
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"learn something"
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"air conditioned"
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"ethnic groups"
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"life size"
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"bigger space"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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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
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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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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Walking distance (10 min) from Marco Polo hotel and Adelvinco Mall. Free entrance (closed on Sundays) and a excellent opportunity to learn something about the place. Established by Duterte family (President of the Philippines), native from here. I think it is a must do if...More

1  Thank ToujoursLaRoute
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

They give you really nice tour and when we went there everything was free:D so good for low budget travellers! Excellent information and in nicely presented. Especially I enjoyed infos of the indigenous people. Must see and doesnt take you all day ( I mean...More

1  Thank EmppuL
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Really enjoyed visit to this small museum established by Pres. Duterte's mother who wanted to inform and educate people about the 11 indigenous tribes in Davao City. This is only the start of the musuem, it continues with the history of the area, Spanish, Japanese...More

1  Thank Shirley S
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Informative and educational place for everyone. It shows amazing glimpse of Davao history. Indeed,the Soul of a Great City!

Thank Rodessa M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The museum offers tourists and locals a flashback to Davao's rich history and reveals the makings of the region's melting-pot culture.

2  Thank BriDex
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

It's good to know the history of Davao, and the guide explained them very well. I wish I could take some photos but its not allowed inside, but totally understandable. Free entrance!

1  Thank Amani C
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CaliTo69
24 May 2016|
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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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