Casa De Tostado

A collaboration of families across the Dominican Republic, the Casa de Tostado houses a collection of painting, artifacts, and relics from throughout the history of the nation. The house itself is the former home of Francisco de Tostado, who was the first native born professor to teach in the nation.


The house offers guests a perspective in life throughout the history of the Dominican Republic, from the early Spanish Colonization to the modern nation-state. The pieces of art and many artifacts shows the cultural history of the people.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Casa De Tostado may choose to book their trip in Zona Colonial, since visitors to this area of the Dominican Republic will have the benefit of easy museum access during their time there. If you want to find a place close to the museum, there are a moderate variety of places to stay in the area.

Hotels near Casa De Tostado
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Mercure Comercial Santo Domingo Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) WNW
Tierra Plana Hostel 0.1 mi. (0.0 km) NW
Hotel Conde De Penalba Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) N
Casas del XVI Hotel 0.2 mi. (1.2 km) WSW
Hodelpa Caribe Colonial Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) NNE
Casa Dona Elvira B & B 0.2 mi. (0.3 km) WSW
Hotel Palacio Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.1 km) NW

Location and What's Nearby

There are multitudes of restaurants to pick from in the area near the museum. The nearest eatery is La Briciola, which serves up Italian food. Also close-by, you and your party will have options like Double´s and Ejemplo so with any luck, at least one of these close by choices will satisfy the entire gang.


Operating Hours

Casa de Tostado is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00am until 4:00pm.


There is a small fee to gain admission into the museum.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (809) 689-5000 Or (809) 689-5057

Location: Arzobispo Merino Street, Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic


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