Museum of the Royal Houses, Santo Domingo

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Marvel at classic colonial architecture from the 1500s at Museum of the Royal Houses, which once housed the administrative offices of the Spanish colonies, but now stands as a museum documenting the history of Santo Domingo. Request a personal guide and explore the labyrinth of rooms decorated with colonial furniture. The museum exhibits early legislation, the office of the chief judge, historical ceramics, military weapons, and all types of Taino artifacts. Take a quiet break in the interior courtyard, which features an elegant garden. Make Museum of the Royal Houses part of your personalized Santo Domingo itinerary using our Santo Domingo travel itinerary maker.
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  • Old buildings with old stuff. Very affordable and there was a lot to see. the Courtroom was cool, as was the banquet hall.  more »
  • Of all the museums in Santo Domingo, this is the one you won't want to miss if you really are into getting to know our colonial past and the first decades of the discovery of America. The building in ...  more »
  • You have to visit this spot -- close to shopping and a wonderful buffet that uses LP as place mats. Outstanding.  more »
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  • Must visit
  • Small nice Museum
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  • It surprised me positively. Very organized. It has, like other Santo Domingo museums, a few digital audio devices suitable to avoid the "guides" that want you to charge for any speech and travel to the race. Has a pavilion of weapons really impressive.
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  • Museum of the Royal houses.
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  • The place is huge, so go comfortable, there is much to see, since you go and until the end, the gardens and terraces are beautiful.
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