Centro Leon, Santiago de los Caballeros

Aiming to preserve Dominican art and culture through educational programs, the Eduardo León Jimenes Foundation established Centro Leon in 2003 as a nonprofit institution and cultural center. The center encompasses three permanent exhibitions with the main focus on identity, habitability, and creativity in the Dominican Republic, and a variety of artistic workshops and learning courses, as well. Pay a visit to the center's auditorium, multipurpose lounges, media library, and Caribbean-menu cafeteria, and then go for a walk through the garden and enjoy the view of endemic plants and a collection of sculptures. Plan your visit to Centro Leon and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Santiago de los Caballeros vacation trip planner.
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  • August 10, 2017
    It's wonderful. Also the vocation of service of its staff. Educational. Delivered to the conservation of ecosystems.
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  • August 10, 2017
    The Centro Leon is the site of a now closed working cigar factory including a "reader"/ BUT it is still a don't miss place to visit in Santiago. There is a permanent Santiago and Dominican history and...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Leon is a place with very interesting activities, despite the effort of the employees cafeteria is terrible, much tail to order and pay, one box of payment. Exhibitions and excellent activities.
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  • June 3, 2017
    Nice and artistic place. Attention is really nice and the pieces are really good. Everything runs with a trendy artistic vibe.
  • June 17, 2017
    A truly cultural spot. Very interesting.
  • December 19, 2016
    Hands down one of the best museums in the country. The exhibit on the environment of the Caribbean was amazing. Detailed and informative. I would definitely revisit and bring friends and family.
  • April 14, 2017
    Comparable with any other art museum in its class. Culture, music, friends, food, art, and local events are here.
  • May 24, 2017
    Museum and a nice place for photographers to take pictures and photo shoots.

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