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Museum of History and Geography

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Address: Av. Pedro Henriquez Urena | Plaza de la Cultura, Santo Domingo 10104, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: +1 809-686-6668
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One exhibit at this museum, which focuses on Dominican history, is...

One exhibit at this museum, which focuses on Dominican history, is dedicated to Generalísimo Trujillo and includes the car in which the dictator was assassinated.

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A good museum. Could be better

It is a nice museum but it really needs to have more life. It's exhibitions have not been renovated or changed for ages. If you haven't been, do go. If you have, nothing new to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 November 2014
ArturoFeliz
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I understand very little Spanish but much of the display items were self explanatory. It was interesting but again, very small.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

This is the name on the sign. The murals of sea life are excellent. This is a five story building with a working elevator. The 2nd floor holds exhibits the Earth, minerals and fossils. The 3rd floor is for ecology and marine life. The 4th floor covers the biography of the country as well as animals and insects. The 5th... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

It is a nice museum but it really needs to have more life. It's exhibitions have not been renovated or changed for ages. If you haven't been, do go. If you have, nothing new to see. No activities, no nothing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013

I visited the museum of natural history in santo domingo on display is the history of the native people, their pottery, jewelery and the way they live before the Europeans arrive in the country it is very interesting to see how people live back then, also on display are the history of the Dominican republic quest for independence from spain... More 

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