One of the large museums in Santo Domingo, the Museo Nacional de Historia y Geografia (National Museum of History and Geography) presents the growth of the people of the Dominican Republic, as well as how the land has shaped the cities, borders, and relations with their neighbor Haiti.
The many exhibits at the National Museum features artifacts and scenes spanning from the early Taino up to modern Dominican Republic. Guests will be able to explore areas that show how trade and interaction with neighboring islands, mainland Americas, and the old world have helped shape the Dominican Republic politically, economically, and socially. The three main eras the museum focuses on is the era of the Taino, the North American Intervention, and the interaction with Haiti.
Downtown Santo Domingo is a good option for those wishing to visit Museo Nacional de Historia y Geografia, since travelers to this area of the Dominican Republic will be pleased to have easy museum access throughout their trip. If you wish to book your stay near the museum, there are a fair number of hotels in the region to choose from.
|Barceló Santo Domingo||Hotel||0.3 mi. (2.3 km)||NW|
|Courtyard Santo Domingo Downtown||Hotel||0.3 mi. (2.1 km)||SW|
|Aurora Del Sol||Hotel||0.4 mi. (2.5 km)||NW|
|Hotel Europa||Motel||0.7 mi. (0.9 km)||SE|
|Renaissance Jaragua Hotel and Casino||Hotel||0.9 mi. (1.1 km)||SE|
|Crowne Plaza InterContinetal Santo Domingo||Resort||1.0 mi. (0.7 km)||SE|
|Quality Hotel Santo Domingo||Hotel||1.1 mi. (0.9 km)||ENE|
Lively guests will also be charmed by the area because of the options for outdoor activities. Visitors interested in testing their skillfulness at the golf course, will want to do so at the most convenient golfing facility, which is Isabel Villas Golf. Sunny days can also be enjoyed at Guibia Beach, the most close-by beach. Plus, multiple beach and golf opportunities are available in the region. Visitors will encounter multiple indoor places to visit in this general vicinity. You'll find a pair of additional places of interest nearby - and - which are both located within a couple miles of the museum.
The museum is open every day except for Monday, with hours from 10:00am until 5:00pm.
Arrive at this site prepared to pay the cost of admission, which your group can determine by calling in advance.
Phone Number: (809) 686-6668
Location: Mexico Avenue, Plaza de la Cultura, Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic
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