Davao Bone Collector Museum

Davao City, Davao del Sur

Located at the heart of Davao City, D' Bone Collector Museum Inc. is the first of its kind in Mindanao and is the only one in the Philippines. With over 300 specimens from all over the world, it has one of the largest bone collections in the country.

Focusing on education and conservation, it teaches about marine animals and land animals. Located at the heart of Davao City, this mu ...

seum houses more than 200 specimens from all over the world. Truly, an educational experience.

Davao Bone Collector Museum News

  • What To Do And Where To Go In Davao City

    What To Do And Where To Go In Davao City

    Davao City is one of the most recently popular travel destinations in the Philippines. It has lately attracted a lot of tourists ever since presumptive president Duterte was known to serve as the City Mayor there. Now, a lot of locals have started to explore what makes the city worth the visit.

    As the most highly-urbanized city in Mindanao, Davao City is packed with a lot of attractions that make the city more known. Davao is also known to be the home of Mount Apo, the highest mountain in the Philippines, and the Durian Capital of the Philippines.

    If you're a nature lover you'll instantl ...

  • Touring Davao Bone Collector museum

    Touring Davao Bone Collector museum

    With over 700 specimens, D'Bone Collector Museum has one of the largest collections of bones, skulls, and skeletons in the country. It is touted to be the first of its kind in Davao City, if not in the Philippines.

    "I have bones and skeletons of animals not only from the tropical rainforests, but also coming from the seas and oceans," said American Darrell Dean Blatchley, who is the president and curator of the D'Bone Collector Museum.

    Although he was born in the United States, he has spent almost half of his life living in Davao City, which he considers his second home.

    Blatchley sta ...

  • Davao Bone collector museum turns two

    Davao Bone collector museum turns two

    Frankly speaking, I don't accept invitation to speak before a group. But recently Darrell Dean Blatchley - more popularly known as Uncle D - invited me to be one of the guests on the second anniversary of D'Bone Collector Musem, Inc. which is located at the Bucana in Davao City.

    What made the invitation tempting was the opening of the extension of the museum. "When it opened last year," said Uncle D, who is the museum's curator and owner. The museum had only 150 specimens displayed in 250-square meter of space. Today, it has 750-square meter of display and over 500 specimens.

    That makes ...

  • Museo Dabawenyo and Davao Bone Collector Museum

    Museo Dabawenyo and Davao Bone Collector Museum

    Part of our Davao city tour is visiting Museo Dabawenyo and D' Bone Collector Museum. The two museums will give you a learning experience even with only 30 minutes of your time.

    Museo Dabawenyo

    Museo Dabawenyo was established by the City Government of Davao and was first opened to the public on March 14, 2008. It is one of the two museums showcasing the rich history and culture of Davao, the other one is the Davao Museum. They say Museo Dabawenyo is smaller than Davao Museum but admission is free.

    A tour guide is available for all visitors who will show the different parts of the mus ...

  • Davao Bone Collector Museum

    Davao Bone Collector Museum

    A first in Mindanao, and one-of-its-kind in the Philippines, D' Bone Collector Museum is a welcome addition to the ever growing number of museums in Davao City. The Museum features a unique collection of over 200 well-preserved skeletons of various animal species from different environments such as the plains, shallow seas and reefs, tropical rainforests, lowlands, and arid regions, including the skeletal remains of two rare sperm whales, one of which is a 41-foot (12.4 meters) long sperm whale which is the largest species of toothed whale and on display at the center of the Museum. The bones ...