Museum of the Royal Houses

Local nameMuseo de las Casas Reales
LocationDistrito Nacional, Dominican Republic

The Museo de las Casas Reales is one of the important cultural monuments built during the colonial era in Hispaniola, now the Dominican Republic. It is located in the Colonial district of Santo Domingo.

It was the Palace of the Viceroy of Santo Domingo and it is the first headquarters of Spanish power in the New World.The building dates back to the sixteenth century, and was built to house the administrative offices of the Spanish colonies in the Americas, at the time any trespassers would be sentenced to death.

It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site called Colonial City of Santo Domingo.

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More information and contact



Phone +1 809 682 4202

Address Calle las Mercedes, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Coordinates 18°28'33.181" N -69°52'59.945" E

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