Tobacco Museum

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Tobacco has played a major role in the economic development of the Dominican Republic, and the Tobacco Museum presents all that goes into the making and processing of tobacco, and the effect it has had on the Dominican Republic and the world.


The Tobacco Museum has several exhibits that focus on the growing of tobacco, the growth of the industry in the Dominican Republic, the processing of tobacco into cigars, and the use of tobacco in the West. The museum also occasionally features temporary exhibits that change from time to time. Visit their website or contact them for up-to-date information on rotating exhibits.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Tobacco Museum may choose to book their trip in Santiago De Los Caballeros, since travelers to this region of the Dominican Republic will be excited to have easy museum access throughout their trip. There are a respectable number of lodgings in the neighborhood within the vicinity of this museum.

Hotels near Tobacco Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hodelpa Centro Plaza Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.9 km) E
Aloha Sol Hotel and Casino Hotel 0.3 mi. (1.0 km) E
Hotel Colonial Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.5 km) N
Hotel Monterrey Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.5 km) N
Hodelpa Gran Almirante Hotel and Casino Hotel 0.7 mi. (0.8 km) NNW
Matum Hotel And Casino Hotel 1.0 mi. (1.5 km) E
Hotel Platino Hotel 1.3 mi. (2.4 km) ESE

Location and What's Nearby

Museum guests will have no problem finding a meal, since you'll find a broad selection of local restaurants within traveling distance. McDonald's Santiago, which serves up American fare, is also the closest restaurant to the museum. The eatery is a short ways away, but far-off enough that you will want to decide on using a particular mode of transportation to get there. Also near Tobacco Museum you and your group will have eateries like Pandaria Cibao and Vista del Sol Restaurant where you and your group might sample Caribbean cuisine and enjoy the Dominican Republic scene.


Operating Hours

The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00am until 8:00pm, as well as on Sunday until 2:30pm. No new guests will be admitted into the museum after an hour and a half before closing (6:30pm Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00pm on Sunday).


Admission into the museum is 5 Euros, which is about $6.50 USD. Students, groups over twenty, and seniors can receive a discount of 30%.

Contact Information


Location: Calle 30 de Marzo, Santiago De Los Caballeros, the Dominican Republic


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