Museo Nacional de Historia Natural

The National Natural History Museum brings together three distinct exhibits to present a complete picture of the natural character of the Dominican Republic. Visitors will be able to explore the rich showcases and learn all there is to know about the extended natural geography of the nation.


The museum's three main exhibits are "The Universe", "The Earth", and "The Ecology". "The Universe" presents theories and exhibits concerning the solar system, galaxy, and beyond. Moving from here, guests will quickly downsize to "The Earth" which focuses particularly on the geological and geographical growth of the Antilles. The final room, "The Ecology" focuses on life on the Dominican Republic, and the different ecosystems that make up the nation.

Staying Close

Consider staying in downtown Santo Domingo if you plan on visiting Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, since travelers to this region of the Dominican Republic will have the benefit of easy museum access during their time there. If you wish to find a place close to this museum, you'll find a reasonable number of hotel room choices in the vicinity.

Hotels near Museo Nacional de Historia Natural
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Courtyard Santo Domingo Downtown Hotel 0.4 mi. (2.1 km) SW
Barceló Santo Domingo Hotel 0.4 mi. (2.3 km) NW
Aurora Del Sol Hotel 0.5 mi. (2.5 km) NW
Hotel Europa Motel 0.6 mi. (0.9 km) SE
Renaissance Jaragua Hotel and Casino Hotel 0.8 mi. (1.1 km) SE
Crowne Plaza Santo Domingo Resort 1.0 mi. (0.7 km) SE
Quality Hotel Santo Domingo Hotel 1.0 mi. (0.9 km) ENE

Location and What's Nearby

Vivacious travelers will also be enticed by the region because of the ample availability of open-air activities. Vacationers who enjoy trying out their skills on the course, will be able to do so at the most convenient golfing option, which is Isabel Villas Golf. Uneventful days can also be spent at Guibia Beach, the closest beach. Though the outdoor options above are the most convenient to access, there will still be various similar outdoor activities. Museum visitors will also find multiple indoor attractions in this general vicinity. There are a couple of spots worth checking out -Plaza de la Cultura and Museo del Hombre Dominicano- both of which are located a short distance from the museum.


Operating Hours

The museum is open from 10:00am until 5:00pm everyday except for Monday.


The cost of admission into the museum is 50 Pesos, which is a little more than $1. Note that the museum may charge more than the direct conversion if paying in American Dollars.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (809) 689-0106 Or (809) 689-0106 ext. 09

Location: Plaza de la Cultura, Juan Pablo Duarte, downtown Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic


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