Museo De La Porcelana

Photo credit: © Museo De La Porcelana
 

The Museo de la Porcelana (Museum of Porcelain) showcases a ten gallery collection of ceramic art from around the world, all of which are from the pre-Columbus Era (Any time before 1492). The ceramic pieces spread over four rooms offer an unique view of how cultural differences affected art styles.

Museo De La Porcelana

What to Expect

Visitors to the Museo de Porcelana will be able to explore the four main room that each represent a different culture. The four rooms include the English Room, the French Room, the Dutch Room, and the Chinese Room.

The building itself is modeled after the Alhambra Palace on Grenada, Spain. The palace take the Moorish Style, a Muslim Empire that consisted of South Spain and North Africa.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in Zona Colonial if you plan on visiting Museo De La Porcelana, since visitors to this area of the Dominican Republic will have easy museum access during their time there. If you'd like to book your stay near this museum, you'll have quite a few places to stay in the area.

Hotels near Museo De La Porcelana
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Casa Dona Elvira B & B 0.0 mi. (0.3 km) ESE
Casas del XVI Hotel 0.1 mi. (1.2 km) ESE
Mercure Comercial Santo Domingo Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.1 km) ENE
Hotel Palacio Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.1 km) NNE
Tierra Plana Hostel 0.2 mi. (0.0 km) NE
Hotel Conde De Penalba Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.1 km) NE
Sofitel Frances Santo Domingo Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.2 km) NE

Location and What's Nearby

Outdoor activities like working on one's golf game and beach-going are by no means hard to come by here. Vacationers interested in trying out their proficiency at the green, might want to do so at the nearest golfing option, which is Isabel Villas Golf. If playing a few rounds of golf doesn't excite you, consider going over to Montesinos Beach, the most convenient beach to visit. But, many other beach and golf options are available in the surrounding area. Guests will encounter additional other interesting places to get away from the sun in the vicinity. Located only a short distance away are two additional nearby places you may want to check out--Museo Memorial De La Resistencia Dominicana and Casa Del Tapao.

Information

Operating Hours

The museum is open from 10:00am to 5:00pm Tuesday through Sunday, and from 11:00am to 5:00pm on Sunday. The museum is closed to the public on Monday.

Payment

Admission into the museum is RD $100.00 and RD $50.00 for children and students with ID.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (809) 688-4759 Or (809) 687-3075

Location: J Reyes 6, Zona Colonial, the Dominican Republic

Email: museodelaporcelana@hotmail.com

 

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