Information about the Dominican Republic: The Dominican Republic has the ninth largest economy in Latin America and is the largest economy in the Caribbean and Central American region. Christopher Columbus landed on the island on December 5, 1492, which the Taíno people had inhabited since the 7th century. It became the site of the first permanent European settlement in the Americas; namely Santo Domingo, the oldest continuously inhabited city and the first seat of the Spanish colonial rule in the New World. After three centuries of Spanish rule, with French and Haitian interludes, the Dominican Republic became independent in 1821. Read More...

Dominican Republic Museums and Heritage

Heritages and Museums

The Museo Bellapart is a private art museum in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Its collection includes artwork from the mid-19th century to the 1960s. Address: Av. John F. Kennedy, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Phone: +1 809-682-3309 Website

Amber World Museum is an educative intitution created by Jorge Caridad, founder and actual president of Amber Atellier (AMBASA), inagurated on september 5, 1996, in honor to Santo domingo city on the fifth centenary of its foundation in 1496.  Address: Calle Arzobispo Meriño 452, esq. Restauracion Ciudad Colonial, Santo Domingo, Phone: +1 809-682-3309 Website

Columbus Lighthouse is a monument located in Santo Domingo Este, Dominican Republic, in tribute to Christopher Columbus. Address: Santo Domingo Este 11604, Dominican Republic, Phone: +1 809-591-4844 Website

Eduardo León Jimenes Cultural Center, Modern museum with exhibits on local ecology, art & history, plus a garden, restaurant & auditorium. Phone: +1 809-582-2315 Website

Trampoline Children's Museum, Interactive children's museum offering exhibits on science & the nation's culture & ecosystems. Address: Casa Rodrigo de Bastidas, Ubicado en el centro de la Fortaleza Ozama, Las Damas, Santo Domingo 10210, Dominican Republic Website

Memorial Museum of Dominican Resistance is a modern museum about the history of the resistance in the area, with fact-packed exhibits. Address: Calle Arzobispo Nouel 210, Santo Domingo, Phone: +1 809-688-4440 Website

Altagracia Museum has had the purpose of recovering the artistic and historical heritage of the Sanctuary, putting it into value, restoring it and showing it so that the Dominican citizen knows it, admires it and values ​​it, that is, identifies itself with it. , and so that the citizens of the world who visit it also admire it and spread our traditions in other latitudes. Address: 105, Higüey 23000, Dominican Republic, Phone: +1 809-554-2748

Wax Museum Juan Pablo Duarte Inaugurated in 2017, the DR's first wax museum showcases the life and times of one of the country's most beloved independence heroes: Juan Pablo Duarte. Address: Calle Isabel La Católica # 308 Santo Domingo, República Dominicana., Santo Domingo, Phone: +1 809-687-1436 Website

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