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Museum of Taino Art

Arawak Plaza | Calle Beller, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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Ranked #19 of 26 Attractions in Puerto Plata
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Description: This museum features works of art and an excavated tomb of the native people who inhabited the island before European contact.
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Orlando, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Small museum that gives you an new perspective of Taino Art., enjoyed our quick visit, save for last when visiting Puerto Plata. If you run out of things to do, go here. Not a MUST SEE!

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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

You can learn a lot of history by visiting a museum. Learned about the early Dominican history and the now instinct Taino culture that probably only lives on in this museum.

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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Taino Farm is a permaculture demonstration farm just outside Cabarete. They offer farm tours with a float down the river in tube, followed by a tour of rare and exotic tropical plants as well as aquaponics and various other demonstrations of sustainable agriculture. The tour is followed by a farm fresh lunch and is a great way to see the... More

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Coventry, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Was really looking forward to going here and it was hard to find. Once we did we found the gate locked but a yappy dog announced our arrival & a woman came out & said it was closed because the owner had died. At least, between our limited Spanish and her no English, that was our interpretation of what she... More

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New York City, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

I loved the Taino art and the shows that they have shown my family because i love to dance myself and its one of my best things that i do when i hear a beat or any type of music. you can just see me either tapping my foot, nodding my head, or just cheering lol

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

My wife and I visited the Museum of Taino Art in March as part of a Caribbean cruise. The museum is a little off the beaten track but once we arrived we found the experience extremely worthwhile. Visitors are able to follow an auio-guided path through a series of life-size dioramas illustrating the lives of the pre-Colombian Taino Indians and... More

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