Museum of the Royal Houses, Santo Domingo

(4.5/5 based on 280+ 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 place I have visited on multiple occasions, I like it because it reminds me of my childhood and my youth I am in the area! Here we can meet and learn from our history; Since its inception. This building served as the dwelling place of many important characters, as they were Bartolomé Colón and Louis Ferrand, among others. I'm not a historian, but who will not visit the Museum without acquiring some interesting knowledge. I love and above all in the night long of Museum, is a forced journey.
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  • An interesting tour of colonial life, overlooking the Ozama River to the beautiful front, square Spain to the side to go with the family to spend a quiet day.
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  • Place to visit no doubt history pure discovery and colonization of Real America.casa is a basic point in the visit to the colonial city of Santo Domingo. Course of the arrival of Columbus to the independence of the country very well Sectored and abundant material displayed. We use electronic guides of which I am not very close friend but I admit that the visit makes very agile and pleasant because it is completely individual and place
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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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