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Museo de las Casas Reales, Santo Domingo

Museo de las Casas Reales - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Museo de las Casas Reales
Calle Las Damas esquina Las Mercedes, Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicMap
Zona Colonial
+1 809 682 4202
Neighborhood: Colonial Zone
Overview

Built in the 16th century, the Royal Household Museum houses both the Palace of the Governor General and the Palace of Royal Audiences. The former, in the northeast part of the building, is a sober design embellished with gothic Isabeline decorations. The latter, in the southeast section, has a series of arches in white porcelain brick on the ground floor, and low-arched windows of gothic style on the upper level. Since 1976 the entire complex has been a museum, housing pieces from the island's Hispanic period. Admission is DOP10 for native adults, DOP15 for tourists, DOP5 for students. Children get in free.

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Museo de las Casas Reales General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Educational, Arts & Museums
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