Museum of the Royal Houses, Santo Domingo
(4.5/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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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  • It is a good place to learn about colonial history of Santo Domingo, inside you can see pieces such as vestments, articles from kitchens to natural medicines used in ancient times, also has a clean bathroom in case you need to use it.
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  • We did not get to see it all since they were almost closing. It is a good place to learn about the culture during the colonizing era and such. Very interesting history. Worth checking out, prepare to ...  more »
  • Wow, was a wonderful experience to visit this place already that is loaded with different historical facts since the time of the colony. This dates back to 6TH century Spanish managers. Where: Comptroller General Law Secretaries of hearing Office of the President of jury waiting room Chamber of the President of jury Captain Portal Office of the Captain General family life ceramic historical military I military II great Hall of the Governors each space is decorated with materials as determined
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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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  • 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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