|Philippine-Japanese Historical Museum|
This museum features a rich collection of several pieces of artifacts dating from various periods in the history of Davao City; from the earliest historical accounts and records of Japanese settlers who came to Davao to work in abaca plantations, to the community life and times before and during the Second World War, and beyond it including the various tools which they used in the abaca plantations. There were about 20,000 or so Japanese in Davao at the time. Both student and tourist will see and learn the profound cultural effect on the city and its history.
|Inside the Museum|
There are several interesting vintage pieces of tools and implements which were used by the Japanese in the abaca plantations, as well as a large collection of Japanese coins, bills, and currencies; books, and publications; and the Furu, a traditional Japanese bath among the many other items on display at the Museum.
|Other Japanese Traditional Dress|
|Samurai and other war materials|
|Radio Stereo phonograph|
|Various Philippine Currencies|
|Old Japanese Coins|
|Various Old Bottles|
|Traditional Japanese Doll|
How to get to the Philippine-Japanese Historical Museum
The museum is located along De Lara Street in Calinan District, Davao City and is easily accessible by private and public transportation. Several buses bound to Calinan at the Bankerohan Public Market, or at the San Pedro Street Extension stop at the Calinan Public Market from where visitors can seek information on the location of the museum.
Philippine-Japanese Historical Museum
De Lara Street, Calinan, Davao City