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Museo Dabawenyo, Davao City

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A visit to Museo Dabawenyo gives you the opportunity to gain some knowledge about the people of Davao. Over four rooms, you can see exhibits showcasing the rich history and development of the people and their culture. Admire various displays, ranging from arts and crafts to furniture and vehicles, all the way to weapons, clothes, and everyday items. You'll learn how these people lived, worked, educated themselves, and had fun. The museum is closed on Mondays, so plan your visit accordingly. Add Museo Dabawenyo and other attractions to your Davao City trip itinerary using our Davao City itinerary builder.
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  • We truly appreciated the guided tour of the museum. Our guide talks fast but we understand everything and she's open to answer all my silly questions. You need to visit this "no-picture" allowed museu...  more »
  • This free museum is open daily except Sundays. It is opposite Osmena Park. The male guide, 'Boboy', was excellent and explained the history of the five Davao tribes along with how today Davao is 85 pe...  more »
  • 推薦大家如果有時間, 一定要來造訪這個博物館, 他有提供私人導覽, 講解了Davao城市的歷史和原住民文化. 重點是完全免費. 非常值得一遊的景點, 用心經營的好地方 
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  • The staff of the museum is so welcoming and you will find there many historic arts, maps, materials, tools, etc. that range from the Hispanic and Japanese occupation of the Philippines as well as those from the indigenous people or tribes men. The place is very accessible and is located in the downtown area.
  • One of the places you have to visit when in Davao. Gives you an appreciation for the city and its history. Having a tour guide was a huge plus.. And admission is Free!
  • A repository of Davao's heritage and history. It's nice to know that the museum guides are knowledgeable enough about the cultural history of their people. Definitely an historic place to visit. And did I mention that it's free admission?
  • have to come back to this place... lots of learning
  • It is a small but 2-storey museum. It speaks of the story and culture of Davao. A painting greets the visitors in going up to the second floor. Tour guide is provided.