Museum of the Royal Houses, Santo Domingo

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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Museum of the Royal Houses and many more Santo Domingo attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Santo Domingo day trip website .
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  • Here you can see a little of the history of the Dominican Republic. most CC's bed impressed me, very little man he was probably the size of the body, but otherwise already class.
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  • Beautiful setting, reminiscent of the Alhambra. Informative tour with headphones (available in English). Very laid back museum. It was affordable at $10 USD for two people, including the audio tour.  more »
  • The Royal Houses Museum is probably the highlight of all the cultural attractions in Santo Domingo. The building offers the visitor a view on how things were under the Spanish Viceroy although we also...  more »
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  • Museum of the colony, the building was used as a Palace of Government during the colonial period. I like its sober architecture.
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  • 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. It has a really impressive weapons Pavilion.
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  • One of the most complete museums in the area!
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