Museo De Las Casas Reales

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Built in the 1600's, the Museo de las Casas Reales was not just the governments' executive offices for the Dominican Republic, but all Spanish colonies in the Caribbean region. Many of the events that shaped the New World were discussed in this building. Today, the walls are lined with maps and exhibits that chart out all of the Dominican Republic's history from the Taino people up to Trujillo's own personal weapon collection.

Staying Close

Zona Colonial is a good option for those wishing to visit Museo De Las Casas Reales, because travelers to this region of the Dominican Republic will have easy access to this historic attraction during their time there. If you want to find a place within easy reach of this historical site, you'll enjoy a fair number of lodgings to choose from nearby.

Hotels near Museo De Las Casas Reales
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hostal Nicolas De Ovando Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.3 km) SE
Bettye's Galleria Guesthouse Guest house -- --
Hodelpa Caribe Colonial Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) S
Hotel Conde De Penalba Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) SW
Antiguo Hotel Europa Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.4 km) NW
Tierra Plana Hostel -- --
Hotel Palacio Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.1 km) SW

Location and What's Nearby

Active explorers may additionally be taken in by the region because of the possibility of outdoor pursuits. Historic site patrons also interested in golfing will be pleased to learn of the closest golf course to the museum, Isabel Villas Golf. Sunny days can also be enjoyed at Montesinos Beach, the most close-by beach. Though the outdoor options above are the most convenient to access, there will still be a wide selection of similar beach and golf options. Visitors will encounter a variety of other local attractions in this general vicinity. For those not wanting to have to travel a great distance, there are another pair of nearby places you may want to check out--National Pantheon and Residencia del Nicolas de Ovando.


Operating Hours

The museum is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Tuesday through Sunday.


There is a small fee for admission into the museum of about 30 pesos (around $1).

Contact Information

Phone Number: (809) 682-4202 Or (809) 688-8298

Location: Calle las Damas, Zona Colonial, the Dominican Republic




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