Mindanao State University Museum | Things to do in General Santos City-General Santos City

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The Mindanao State University-General Santos City Museum of Cultural History and the Arts is a cultural heritage and art museum. It displays various traditional household objects and clothing from the Maguindanao, B’laan, and T’boli tribes of the pre-settlement era. Personal mementos of early Christian settlers led by the National Land Settlement Administration head General Paulino Santos under the Manuel Quezon administration are also displayed.
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Address:  , General Santos City, General Santos City
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Nearby attractions

General Santos City Fish Port Complex
4.14 km away

Capture moments with gigantic tuna, Gensan’s pride at Gensan Fishport. This 32- hectare facility boasts of worldclass amenities that supplies sashimi-grade tune to the world. 

Sarangani Highlands Garden
4.96 km away

Sarangani Highlands is located on a hilltop overlooking Sarangani Bay. It has an awesome view of both the sea, downtown Gensan and majestic Mt. Parker and Mt. Matutum on a clear day.In 2006, the owners saw the property and bought it because of the splendid view on a hilltop. The garage of Labella Hospital was full of landscaping materials like boulders, plants and wood collections. One of the owners urged the two doctors, who loves landscaping so much,to begin putting indigenous structures and start landscaping the place. As they continued to beautify the place with their own ideas of landscaping and architectural design, residents of General Santos City frequent the place to relax. Hence, the three owners, decided to open the restaurant, named it Sarangani Highlands Garden, named after Sarangani Bay, on July 8, 2007.While in Sarangani Highlands, you get really closer to nature. It takes great pride in its beautiful landscaping. Lush plants, flowers and a neatly trimmed lawn welcome you upon entering the garden. You will surely forget all your troubles when you breathe in the fresh air and fill your senses with the spectacular view.

Plaza Heneral Santos
7.43 km away

Plaza Heneral is actually a big rotunda, the center of the city where you can find the city hall. By nightfall, the plaza comes alive with stalls selling different kinds of street foods from mango shake to fishballs. It’s a place where skaters, bmx riders, break dancers and joggers converge. They have their respective spots inside the plaza. You will also find a big monument dedicated to whom this town is named- Gen. Paulino Santos.

Where to stay

Dolores Tropicana Resort
Hotels and homes
5.67 km away

Dolores Tropicana Resort is one of the premier resorts in General Santos City. Its geographical location makes it an ideal place to welcome guests when visiting the Tuna Capital of the Philippines.

The “Bakhaw” Hall and the open Hall are perfect for banquets, parties, meetings and conventions. Enjoy the delicious sea foods, fresh fruits and Filipino dishes which are best shared with family and friends at the Seafront restaurant. It also has 34 fully air-conditioned guestrooms, equipped with cable TV, IDD/NDD telephone, hot and cold shower, and free Wi-fi internet connection. It has 117 open cottages with a Spa area named “Amuma” – perfect for relaxation with the feeling of cold breeze from Sarangani Bay.

Kids will enjoy playing and swimming at the Kiddie pool. The wide beach area is just right for any outdoor activities for a larger crowd. The scenic beauty of sunrise will be experienced when you decided to stay overnight. This resort is one of the best choices for outdoor relaxation.

 Florotel GenSan
Hotels and homes
7.58 km away

Strategically located in General Santos, this hotel is a great choice for all types of travelers seeking comfortable accommodations. It has clean interiors, quality facilities, and amenities that guarantee a memorable stay.

Columbus Plaza Hotel
Hotels and homes
7.70 km away

Columbus Plaza Hotel offers timeless hospitality service in the heart of General Santos City. Situated in GenSan, the Tuna capital of the Philippines, Columbus Plaza boasts easy access to business, entertainment and recreational options.
Our mission is to make the most of your stay. Whether you are here for an important business meeting, wants to explore the city or reconnect with old friends, you’ll find yourself surrounded by enthusiastic insiders who delight in sharing the best of what Gensan has to offer.
Guestrooms are designed to provide an optimal level of comfort with welcoming decor and some offering convenient amenities like internet access – wifi connection, non-smoking rooms, air conditioning, hot and cold shower, electronic door lock, cable tv and wake-up service.
With 29 non-smoking guest rooms that will definitely gives you a complete comfort, the rooms at Columbus Plaza are your perfect base for a memorable time in Gensan city! Room categories are as follows: Single Room, Standard Room, Premium Room and Family Room

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