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.
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.
Museo De La Porcelana is located in Zona Colonial, ensuring travelers to this region of the Dominican Republic will be pleased to have convenient access to the museum during their visit. If you wish to find a place close to this museum, you'll have quite a few hotel rooms in the neighborhood.
|Casa Dona Elvira||B & B||0.0 mi. (0.3 km)||ESE|
|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|
|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|
This is a good area to be in for museum visitors, because you'll find an impressive spread dining possibilities within traveling distance. El Rey de Falafel, which dishes out Mediterranean fare, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. Also near Museo De La Porcelana you will come across eateries such as and so with any luck, at least one of these close by eateries will humor the entire party.
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.
Admission into the museum is RD $100.00 and RD $50.00 for children and students with ID.
Phone Number: (809) 688-4759 Or (809) 687-3075
Location: J Reyes 6, Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic
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