Motag Living Museum, Boracay

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At Motag Living Museum, you'll have the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a traditional Filipino farmer, learning farming methods, and trying your hand at various crafts. Operating without modern technology, work continues here in the way it has been done for countless generations, with hand tools and animal power. At this community-run excursion, the whole family can learn everything from the history of the area and its culture, to how to plant and harvest rice. You'll also have the chance to try some traditional snacks, and even ride a carabao. Arrange to visit Motag Living Museum and other attractions in Boracay using our Boracay online route planner .
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  • I found this activity before my trip to the Philippines, and i will be grateful everyday because it was an exceptional experience! Loved every second of this tour! Learned a lot, had the chance to par...  more »
  • Visited the place with my children as part of their school field trip. Its a tiny living museum beside a rice field in the middle of a rural area. It offers interactive experience of how Filipino used...  more »
  • Excellent guides (English speaking), but maybe there are Russian tours, we went and chatted in English. You will be shown the dwelling, you plant rice in the fields, cigar may depart from it enjoy:-), thief water processed grain rice, you will be taught to handle the coconut, weave Palm fronds products fed-watered and lastly will sing a song very emotional ... ADEs! A wonderful trip.
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  • Motag Living Museum is an educational, interactive and fun experience that adjusts your perspective on the privileges of the modern age. The people here are full of kindness, humility and happiness. It is a worthwhile experience. The cost was 700 php per person. We paid 100 php for a tricycle from the Caticlan Port. This place runs on donations and your money will be put to good use.
  • Traveled from boracay to go to the museum during their normal hours, Tuesday at 2pm. Museum was closed. Had called earlier in the day, person on phone did not mention they would be closed. Wasted time and money to travel over. Disappointed.

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