Museo Dabawenyo is NOW OPEN FOR PUBLIC

Guests are welcome to visit from Monday-Saturday 8:30AM-5:30PM located at PWC-MFAMSC University Ave., Juna Subd. Matina Davao City (near Philippine Women’s College). 

1. Adapting the Executive Order signed by Mayor Sebastian Z. Duterte, practicing of minimum health protocols (such as wearing of face mask, physical distancing, showing of COVID-19 vaccine card) inside Museo Dabawenyo is VOLUNTARY.

2. For usual walk-ins, only (30) Visitors will be accommodated at the same time. Advance booking/appointment is a must for group tours (more than 30 guests). 
(to book in advance fill in the reservation form and guest masterlist form (see files below) and send the forms to our email at

3. Bringing of food and beverages is NOT ALLOWED inside the gallery area.

for more information, please email us at or call us at 222-6011.
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Check out the week-long celebration from August 10-20, 2023 through this article: you!


The Museums and Galleries Month (MGM) is observed and celebrated every month of October of every year pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 798 s. 1991 to underscore the importance of initiating national consciousness and pride in our rich Filipino culture and heritage symbolizing the aspirations of the nations expressed in all media of art as well as historical and religious artifacts. This rich Filipino cultural heritage embodies the aspiration of the nation. The observance recognizes that these cultural and art forms are necessary for nation-building and shaping national destiny.

For this year’s celebration, MGM theme is “Exhibits and Reflection: Opportunities for the New World“, that will encompass the role of the museums and galleries in showcasing art forms, as an avenue to interpret various facets of humanity. From intrapersonal to global issues, museums and galleries have been host to various microcosm that serve as catalysts for human beings from all walks of life, providing chances to reflect, restart and redirect themselves to a better future.

History of Davao City in 50 objects

Museo Dabawenyo is open again for the public eye since March 14, 2022. The museum is located at Philippine Women’s College – Mindanao Folk Arts Museum and Studies Center (PWC-MFAMSC) along University Ave., Juna Subdivision, Matina, from Monday-Saturday 8:30am-5:30pm. The Museo Dabawenyo’s exhibition at Juna is famous for exhibiting 50 objects narrating from the First Peoples, the Colonial Landscape, Revolution/Resistance and Reconstruction, Resurgence and Reinvention, up to the Current Perspectives and Future Directions. This article will offer you the 50 objects as a point of reference if visiting the museum is not possible. This is the link for the 50 objects:


Link for the virtual tour of Museo Dabawenyo