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National Parks and Museums

Dominican Republic - National Parks and Museums

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Natural Heritage:

- Scientific Reserve of Laguna Rincon, also called Laguna de Cabral.


Cultural Heritage:

- Alcazar de Colon (Columbus' Palace)
- Casa de Tostado (16th century)- Museum of the Dominican Family in the 19th century)
- Casa del Cordon (16th century) - Cultural Center
- Casa Museo de Duarte (Museum, in what once was his house, of the national independence hero Juan Pablo Duarte)
- Faro a Colon (Columbus Lighthouse)
- Santa Barbara Fortress
- Modern Art Museum
- Museum of the Atarazanas (ancient shipyards)
- Museo de las Casas Reales (Museum of the Royal Houses) Military hardware from colonial times.
- Museum of Contemporary Drawing
- Museum of the Dominican Man - Native Indian rock art
- National Museum of History and Geography
- Numismatic Museum
- Ruins of St. Francis Abbey
- Prehispanic Art Room
- Emiro Julian Sanchez Museum

Natural Heritage:

- National Aquarium
- Dr. Rafael M. Moscoso Botanical Garden
- Larimar (blue amber) Museum
- National Museum of Natural History
- Amber World Museum
- Los Tres Ojos National Park
- National Zoological Park


Natural Heritage:

- Scientific Reserve of Laguna Redonda and Laguna Limon


Natural Heritage:

- Parque Nacional Los Haitises

This guide was compiled with the help of Lindsay de Feliz, a British expat blogger living in the Dominican Republic. Visit her blog at yoursaucepans.blogspot.com.

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