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Palawan Special Battalion WW2 Memorial Museum

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Address: Rizal Avenue Extension | Barangay Banaco-Bancao, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
Phone Number: 63 9996562471
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Special Battalion WW2

My husband is a WW2 buff and really enjoyed this memorial. The staff was very informative about the collection and always close by to answer any questions we had, also allowed us... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My husband is a WW2 buff and really enjoyed this memorial. The staff was very informative about the collection and always close by to answer any questions we had, also allowed us to take photos. Would recommend.

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Tomohon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

If you are interested in history go there, very informative. The museum gives a good impression how it was during and after WW2.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I am so glad we came here, our dad was a POW in WW11, so it was quite emotional and very comprihensive in telling their story. Very easy to get to and worth a visit.

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Itbud, Uyugan, Batanes Is.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Well laid out and full of WWII memoirs. The guides made a good effort but lack the age and knowledge of old.

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Palawan Island, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

we are honored that when we visit the museum the owner is there... we even had pictures with them... the place has a collection of old things used during the old days like guns, uniform of the soldier, etc. i like when they gave us orientation... they will tell you the history of the old picture they had... nice to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Nice place to stay beside the beach.. very serene.. and very educational too. There people there where you can ask questions about the place.

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We met someone from the airport, Mang Rolly of Summertime tricycle driver, who patiently took us everywhere we wanted to go. And this is the first place, a historical visit about Palawan. They may say its boring looking and reading all the posted reminisce pictures of WW2, but not us, we spent almost an hour inside the museum, we used... More 

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Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The story is sad but very educational. Nice that they honor the dead through this memorial. This is part of the City tour.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Very Good, Small museum was very nicely displayed and maintained. One of the high points of my trip to Puerto Princesa. A must see for people interested in WW2 history.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I am not really interested in these stuffs, sorry no offense but place was good and nice stuffs to read and understand the history.

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