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Dominican Museums
There is much to see and do in the Dominican Republic, and one of the activities you can enjoy is visiting local museums. There
are a variety of different museums in the DR, and you should visit them with escorts in Puerto Plata Dominican Republic.
The museums of the Dominican Republic will especially be popular among history buffs and Dominican escorts Puerto
Plata who enjoy art and culture. These establishments are a great way to get off the beaten track and away
from the crowds on the beach.

Museo Bellapart

The Museo Bellapart is an art museum which is private, and it can be found in Santo Domingo. It has a collection which
comprises works from the middle of the 19th century up to the 1960s. Though it is a small museum, it is said to hold
some of the best Dominican art in the country. Some of the artists who are featured here include Jaime Colson,
Celeste Woss y Gill, and Yoryi Morel. Some of the best pieces in this museum come from artist Jose Vela Zanetti.

Museo de las Casas Reales

This museum is perhaps one of the most famous in the country. It was constructed during the colonial era of the
Dominican Republic, and can be found in the Colonial district of Santo Domingo. Historians estimate that this
structure was built during the 16th century, and it was used for the purpose of housing the administrative
offices of the Spanish. The building was built with two floors, and while the first was the royal court, the
second floor was reserved for the Captaincy General. The building itself was authorized by the Spanish
Crown via Fernando de Aragon.

Throughout Dominican history, Museo de las Casas Reales has undergone numerous architectural changes.
In 1807 a French general gave it a French style, while former President Carlos Felipe Morales also made his
own changes. Dictator Rafael Trujillo made additional changes as well. Today it has become a historical
monument which was opened as a museum in 1976. Its goal is to highlight the history and customs of the
Spanish colony that once ruled the island. It is one of the most popular historical sites in Santo Domingo
and it is visited by many tourists each year. It can be found in Zona Colonial, and has nine rooms
which are within two interconnected buildings. One used to house the Palace of the Governors.