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Altos de Chavon Regional Museum of Archaeology

Apartado Postal 140 | Altos de Chavón, La Romana 22000, Dominican Republic
+1 809-523-8554
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Apartado Postal 140 | Altos de Chavón, La Romana 22000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

This is not so much a museum as it is a retail shop to sell you jewelry. Very nice workers and the jewelry was nice if not a little expensive.

Thank Seancummings
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Tuscany village at Casa de Campo in Dominican Republic. Charming place. Several stores and Restaurants. A must if you are visiting

Thank Richard R
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Best way to learn about the life of original inhabitants of La Hispaniola. Well preserved historic pieces and well done historical counts of events. The best in the country

Thank rhmejia
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Wonderful artifacts and interpretation. The quality of this little museum makes you want to stay and see every exhibit.

Thank Jan d
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

Small (free) museum on the history of the peoples of the Dominican Republic located in the Altos de Chavon village.

Thank David R
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Reviewed 12 November 2015

Simply done, spotless. Well done for the area. No fees. Easy to understand. English and Spanish descriptions. Some lovely old artifacts.

Thank Hafkiwi
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Reviewed 5 June 2015

My friend & I were the only ones in the museum. The guard whom I guess was bored struck up a conversation with my Cuban friend. He was very enthusiastic about all the artifacts in the museum & took it upon himself to tell us...More

1  Thank Dottidawg
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Reviewed 4 February 2015

It's a small museum, but if you know Taino art (found on the Caribbean islands, also Puerto Rico), this has some important pieces.

2  Thank Lynn S
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Reviewed 21 December 2014

A well stocked and maintained museum, focusing on the history of the D. Republic through the indigenous population and the Spanish conquerors. Most of this fascinating museum features the Taino people, their artifacts and especially strange (to us in C21st) customs. Ask to see the...More

1  Thank cherriesfan_9
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Reviewed 12 February 2014

This museum is behind the Catholic Church in the village of Altos de Chavon. It is very well air conditioned so staying a while to look at the displays and read the informative signs (in English and Spanish) is very doable. The museum is impressive...More

5  Thank retireeVancouver
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