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Museum of the Royal Houses
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Owner description: This museum contains artifacts and other historical exhibits on Santo Domingo from 1492 to 1821.
Reviewed March 20, 2014

Covers both the Spanish explorers/invaders and also the indigenous experience. Not too big or overwhelming. (Audioguides are fortunately free with admission, because they give you NO additional information.)

Thank Laura41671
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Reviewed January 14, 2014

This was a cool museum that had lots of interesting artifacts and history about the early colonial times. If you are English speaking, you should ask for the guide Edgar. He is very friendly and does a good job explaining the museum.

Thank Amber B
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Reviewed December 31, 2013

Historical art, facts and artifacts explained and visually presented concisely. Surprising perspectives on pre contact indigenous peoples, Columbus, Sir Francis Drake and early slavery. A well presented informative experience. Highly recommended. Definitely use free audio guide or hire a local guide.

Thank 1946fraser
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Reviewed December 11, 2013

A lovely, well kept museum.

Our tour guide provided an informative, friendly and well humoured experience for us; reading the group well. The visit was well paced, we weren't rushed and I didn't feel that we were hanging around unnecessarily either. Questions were quickly and appropriately answered. I'd certainly visit again.

Thank ShaIng
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Reviewed June 8, 2013

This is a well done museum about the early settlement and discovery of Hispaniola. There are models of many of the ships used in that era. There are original papers in Columbus's writing. The audio guide is well done and fast enough moving that kept even my husband a reluctant museum goer happy.

Thank lisa w
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