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A Davao must-see: D’ Bones Collector Museum

A Davao must-see: D’ Bones Collector Museum

Are you fascinated by bones and taxidermies? Want a place to bring your children for educational purposes on the living and dead? D’ Bones Collector Museum is perfect for everyone and all ages.

Photo Credits | Reimeline Jasil Sayson

A Davao must-see: D’ Bones Collector Museum

Located at San Pedro St, Poblacion District, Davao City. In the midst of a typical Philippine neighborhood, just past Erico T. Nograles National High School.

Entrance

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The entrance fee is PHP 250 each for visitors 5-year-old and above. Included in your tour is a tour guide who will gladly show you around and tell you more about the displays you see. After the tour guide shows you around, you are free to stay to take pictures and scrutinize the displays.

They have a strict policy against touching any of the displays and taking videos.

The collection

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The museum boasts of a collection of 6500 real bones. Furthermore, there are taxidermies and replicas displayed. Many were either procured by the museum’s founder, Darrell Dean Blatchley, or donated. From the pre-historic to current living animals and insects, these are all divided into three floors.

In essence, it is an educational museum. Perfect to learn more about what creatures look like after death and decay as well as to spread awareness of the effects of irresponsible human actions on them.

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Souvenir shop

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Before you leave, buy souvenirs from the museum shop beside the entrance. From museum shirts and goods to children’s archeological excavation toys, purchase something as a treasured remembrance of your tour at D’ Bones Collector Museum.

D’ Bones Collector Museum is open every Monday to Friday from 10 AM to 5 PM, and Saturday from 1 PM to 5 PM. Contact them on Facebook or email them at dbcmiinfo@gmail.com, for more information.

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