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

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.

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

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 Petrus Pizza and Proud Mary so with any luck, at least one of these close by eateries will humor the entire party.

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

Email: museodelaporcelana@hotmail.com

Location: J Reyes 6, Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic

 

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