altos de chavon museum

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The Altos de Chavón Regional Museum of Archaeology contains more than 3,000 Pre-Columbian and Taino artefacts – making it a great place to learn about the Dominican Republic’s unique and and rich anecstral heritage – and this holiday season Casa de Campo’s little ones can learn and have fun at a special workshop “Christmas Creative Journey”.

The “Christmas Creative Journey” workshops promises children the opportunity to enjoy and learn about Dominican history, art, heritage through fun arts and crafts activities, such as painting and ceramics.

The “Christmas Creative Journey” workshops will be held on 2 separate days; Thursday December the 27th and Saturday December the 29th and are suitable for children aged 3 to 10 years.

For the full schedule of festive events and activities visit: www.todo.fm

The “Christmas Creative Journey” Workshops

When: Thursday December the 27th and Saturday December the 29th, 9am – 12pm

Where: The Altos de Chavón Regional Museum of Archaeology, Altos de Chavón

Cost: US$15 per child

Contact: (809) 523-8554

Reservations are required. 

The Altos de Chavón Regional Museum of Archaeology

The Altos de Chavón Regional Museum of Archaeology, opened in 1981, documents the important Indian legacy of the Dominican Republic and functions as a valuable source of information for students and visitors. The magnificent collection of indigenous works under the Museum’s custody was gathered over the course of 40 years by the collector Samuel Pión and consists of more than 6,000 pieces found in the region. These ritual and utilitarian objects demonstrate the evolution of the culture of indigenous societies from the pre-agricultural era until the time of the Taíno, the predominant culture on the island when the Spanish conquistadors arrived. The Museum is part of the Altos de Chavón Cultural Center Foundation, a not-for-profit cultural and educational institution that for more than two decades has contributed to the enrichment of the intellectual, artistic, and cultural panorama of the Dominican Republic.

Open daily: 9am to 9pm.

Tel: (809) 523-8554