The building itself is beautiful and well kept. The exhibit is interesting and will give you a feeling of the history of Santo Domingo. Be prepared for the hot climate: the museum has no AC!
About Museum of the Royal Houses
1 - 10 of 98 reviews
If you enjoy the feeling of "time travel" you will like wandering the halls of this stately residence. Some rooms contain artifacts and streamlined descriptions of historical events. Other rooms are furnished to give you the feel of the place from the past. All signage...More
It was where the Royal Justice had it base for the whole american continent. If you committed a crime in Peru and have to appear in front of a judge, you'll had been brought here for trial. The museum is very interesting.
Very interesting place to visit in the Capital city of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo! Lots of historical significance. Here you will learn the history of the Dominican Republic and the early settlement started by Christopher Columbus.
Place where you learn from Dominican history and our origins, where the voyages of Christopher Columbus and his crew are explicit. Samples of objects of the Spanish and indigenous of the time.
A nice collection which covers many topics (colonization of Americas, commerce, arms history etc). Most of the information is written in Spanish only, so you might want to get an audioguide. The building housing the museum and the inner gardens are also interesting. Entry fee:...More
Old buildings with old stuff. Very affordable and there was a lot to see. the Courtroom was cool, as was the banquet hall.
Of all the museums in Santo Domingo, this is the one you won't want to miss if you really are into getting to know our colonial past and the first decades of the discovery of America. The building in itself is a historic place, as...More