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experience our way of living

if you want to experience how we live our life in the rural area then this is the perfect place you... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
connie P
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Malay, Philippines
One of the best

This is one of the best tour we had in Boracay. It is different from the usual Island Hopping tour... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2018
Trish E
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Doha, Qatar
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SEE THE PAST COME TO LIFE; Step back in time and experience life in Boracay as it was before the tourists arrived Visit the FIRST INTERACTIVE LIVING MUSEUM in the Philippines!
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Motag, Malay, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
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+63 921 556 3111
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

if you want to experience how we live our life in the rural area then this is the perfect place you would want to be. plow the rice field, plant rice, ride the carabao, how to weave baskets and mats and a lot more. it...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best tour we had in Boracay. It is different from the usual Island Hopping tour or Water activities that is easily available when you go to the Island, it is definitely worth doing! We booked this last minute as we...More

Thank Trish E
Reviewed March 17, 2018

When I think back at our day visiting Montag Museum I always come up with "Wow! What an experience!! I loved this day!" We didn't really know what to expect and it was just the positive reviews that encouraged me to book this tour with...More

Thank davannSydney
Motag L, Manager at Motag Living Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2018

Dear Davann, Wow! Fantastic review that we have. Thank you for giving time to write a review for us. The review is very beautiful. We the motag living museum family are very happy and thankful for choosing our museum as one of your trip in...More

Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

We've just come back from this tour and am so glad we went. From the moment you arrive your greeted by lovely friendly locals, then taken around the village and shown the traditional ways the Filipinos used to live and still do in rural parts....More

Thank Aaron S
Motag L, Manager at Motag Living Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2018

Hi aaron, Greetings from motag living museum! Thank you for taking time to write a review for us. It was a great time to having with the two of you we the motag family would liketo say a thank you so much for visiting us...More

Reviewed February 20, 2018

I highly recommend this place, its amazing! Perfect for those that would like to experience authentic rural Philippines and not just lay on the beach. Everyone at Motag is very welcoming and interesting to listen to. You get to try a lot of things yourself...More

Thank patrix542
Motag L, Manager at Motag Living Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Dear Pat, Thank you for taking time to write a review for us. It was our pleasure to show what our life before. We are happy to here that you really enjoy the tour. Once again thank you and hope to see you again in...More

Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful idea to create this interactive place, to see and feel how the Philippines live, before the tourists crowded. The actors are very nice and cute, and they speak English very well, so you can understand everything. I enjoy these kind of cultural and historical...More

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Motag L, Manager at Motag Living Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Hello FreeDa44, We the motag team would like to say thank you for the time to write a review for us. We are happy to here that you enjoy the tour and also we are the top from you. Hope to see again in your...More

Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

a super organized excursion......... somwthing strange to see back in the past...... the life he lived in the past........More

Thank Aliensis
Motag L, Manager at Motag Living Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Hi Aliensis, Thank you for the excellent rating that we get. We are happy to here that you enjoy your visit here and thank you for the time to write a review for us. Hope to seeing you next time. Once again thank you and...More

Reviewed January 11, 2018

This is the first time I have written a review on trip advisor and one of the few I have ever written. Travel has become a part of my life and experiencing different cultures is a prime motivation for doing so. The Matog Living Museum...More

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Motag L, Manager at Motag Living Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2018

Hi Todd, We are greatful to hear that this is your first time to write a review in trip advisor and its with us. Thank you very much for a wonderful review. The motag living museum staff are very happy to be with you and...More

Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

We booked this tour by contacting the Museum through their Facebook page. Amy met us at our hotel and guided us through the trikes and ferry ride to the beautiful museum. Every single moment of this tour was wonderful. Our guides were thorough, explaining everything...More

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Motag L, Manager at Motag Living Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2018

Hello mam Juli, Thank for the wonderful review. We the motag living museum family are very happy to be you in a little bit of time and we are happy to hear that you and your kids enjoy everything and learn a lot and experience...More

Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

I booked this tour to Montag Museum quite last minute as I wasn’t able to find a provider that can bring me and my family to Hacienda Maria. I engaged Myboracay.com for Php 1200 per adult and Php 1000 for my 4 year old son....More

1  Thank Roschy
Motag L, Manager at Motag Living Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

Dear Rochy, Wow! It was fantastic review that we have. Thank you so much. We are happy that you really enjoy your visit and learn many things here at motag living museum. The recommendation is very nice hope it will bring more visitor to us.

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Trish E
March 19, 2018|
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Response from davannSydney | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You know what, I can't exactly remember how I managed to book this tour..... However, I do know that most of my emails etc were through the My Boracay Guide website and they were particularly helpful and quick at... More
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Response from Gleb I | Reviewed this property |
Sms or email them (as we did) to arrange your pickup. Otherwise they could be closed
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