Palawan Special Battalion WW2 Memorial Museum, Puerto Princesa

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Learn the history of the Puerto Princesa people and their role in The Second World War at Palawan Special Battalion WW2 Memorial Museum. A garden surrounds the small museum, which is situated in a military barrack and offers a glimpse into the lives of soldiers that served their country. War memorabilia, army vehicles, and weapons are just some of the things on display. You can also dress up in old uniforms and have your picture taken. To visit Palawan Special Battalion WW2 Memorial Museum on your holiday in Puerto Princesa, and find out what else Puerto Princesa has to offer, use our Puerto Princesa tourist route planner.
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  • August 13, 2017
    Interesting historical museum a little out of town but definitley worth the trip if you are into your history.  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    Takes about 15-20 minutes to see. There's a nice collection of WW2 era weapons to see. Some good information on the war in Palawan and especially on the massacre of American soldiers at Plaza Cuertel ...  more »
  • July 20, 2017
    This was part of a museum-hopping adventure my friends and I did in Puerto. The place is not easy to spot and tourists may find it best to ask the locals for directions. They have parking and can acco...  more »

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