Subangan Museum

On the first floor of the museum, there is a section that is dedicated for the different tribes of Davao Oriental, the Mandaya and the Kaagan. There are numerous photographs of the tribe and there is also a video documentation that you can watch.

Subangan Museum uses a massive portion of the exhibit to dedicate it to Mount Hamiguitan, with is labeled as a heritage site by UNESCO. There are dwarf bamboos that are on display and are found in Mount Hamiguitan, there is also a forest walk that will give you the exact feel of what it is like to walk in the real mountain range of Mount Hamiguitan.

They also show the different natural wonders of Davao Oriental, they also show the beautiful Aliwagwag Falls and the other falls of Davao Oriental, its caves and its beaches. A small room is dedicated for the mural of collage, and there is another small room that serves as a memorial of the devastation of Typhoon Pablo which struck the city years ago. There is also a video footage that shows the before and after pictures, as well as all the relief operations.

There is an entrance fee that you will need to pay before you can enter the museum, it wil cost 10 pesos for children and students, adults will be charged 20 pesos for those who resides in Davao Oriental, while 50 pesos will be charged for local tourists. Foreign tourists will be charged 100 pesos while the senior citizens will be charged 20 pesos.

If you wish to visit this place, you need to fly from Manila to Davao City and the air fare will depend on your airline. You then need to ride a taxi going to the bus terminal and it will cost you 120 to 160 pesos. Ride a bus bound to Mati City, it will cost you 200 to 250 pesos and it will be a 3 to 4-hour ride. Once you are in Mati City, you can then ride a tricycle going to the museum and it will cost you around 15 to 20 pesos

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