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A Window to Davao

To begin with, the museum has moved to Juna Subdivision, near PWC. They will be here for next two... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2019
aativass
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India
via mobile
Appears to be MOVING

Arrived here at the end of April and this was on my museum list to see. There was a large CLOSED... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2019
profits101
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Cebu City, Philippines
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

A must see for travellers who would want to know the history of the place. One would see the dreams and visions of the different tribal groups for Davao. There you would also know the accomplishments and feats of their leaders. Before going out to different places, drop by their and be grounded with their story

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank Inanrehhernani
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

This small downtown museum is chock full of the history of Davao, its people, customs, heritage and government from inception to today.
A small two story building with free admission. A museum guide will take you thru all the exhibits and give a detailed history and explanation of everything you see.
A must see if you want to know Davao and its heritage.
Highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2013
3  Thank Wshkd
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Reviewed August 21, 2013

Showcases Davao's history and cultural heritage. Must visit when you're in Davao. Tour guides are friendly and the tour itself is very infromative.

Date of experience: September 2012
3  Thank Laikz
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Reviewed August 3, 2013

since we were curious about davao we managed to find this small but well maintained museum in the city. the displays were very relevant and allowed us to have a historical knowledge about davao. the guide was also very accommodating & courteous so we liked that. there were some areas under renovation so we had a limited experience. but all in all it was a pleasant place to visit.

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank igga200
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Reviewed June 20, 2013

This is a fairly good museum though very small. It has two levels and exhibits a varied collection of artefacts, photos and models showing the evolution of Davao to its present time.
Lighting could be better, as the middle portions of the halls are dark-ish, but the more than friendly guide made up for that with his excellent explanations.
Of particular interest is a painting at the entrance made from spiky durian skin.
Only things I didn't quite like were the lighting as I said earlier, the tiny premises and the fact that photography was not allowed at all inside the museum, even with out strobe.(flash)

Date of experience: May 2013
2  Thank shankaronline
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