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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
+1 809-523-8554
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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
Reviewed 17 January 2017

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

Thank Jan d
Reviewed 18 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
Reviewed 11 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
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
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
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
Reviewed 11 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
Reviewed 9 July 2013

This was a very educational and interesting exhibit about the original inhabitants of the Dominican. The Taino people. We enjoyed walking around and seeing the artifacts and reading. a must stop in while in Altos de Chavon.

2  Thank BinMcKin
Reviewed 19 January 2012

If you find yourself in Altos de Chavon and you have any interest in the geological formation of jewels or just want to pick up some jewels cultivated from the local areas this small but nice museum is worth a stop.

4  Thank TheBrooklynMet
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