Museo de la Familia Dominicana

Museo de la Familia Dominicana, or the Museum of the Dominican Family offers great insight into what life was like for an upper class family in the Dominican Republic during the 19th century.


Culturally-minded travelers believe that it is relevant to take interest in as much relating to the history and culture of the country they are visiting as is attainable, and this site shares that possibility. As with many museums, Museo de la Familia Dominicana plays host to a variety of standard exhibits, including the exhibits that continuously bring new patrons in.

Located inside a colonial mansion built during the early 1500s, this piece of architecture is known as the only building with a double Gothic window in the Americas.

Staying Close

Consider staying in Zona Colonial if you plan on visiting Museo de la Familia Dominicana , since travelers to this part of the Dominican Republic will be excited to have easy museum access during their time there. If you wish to stay somewhere near Museo de la Familia Dominicana , there are a good selection of hotel room choices in the vicinity.

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

Location and What's Nearby

If you find your belly rumbling after your museum visit, don't worry -- there is an exceptional selection of dining options within traveling distance. La Briciola, which offers Italian fare, is also the closest restaurant to the museum. Double´s and Ejemplo are some of the additional nearby lunch and dinner possibilities where guests can enjoy the local foods and culture of the Dominican Republic.


Operating Hours

The daily schedule for the museum is not readily available, meaning that your group's best chance at success is calling early to make sure the site is open to guests during the time you and your group intend to head over.


Arrive at Museo de la Familia Dominicana prepared to give over the cost of admission, which your party can determine by calling in advance.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (809) 689-5000

Location: Padre Billini Street, Zona Colonial, the Dominican Republic



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