The Parque Nacional del Este, the National Park of the East, the gem of the La Romana – Bayahibe area has just been renamed, and from now on be know as the Parque Nacional Cotubanamá.
In its zeal to educate us on everything there is to know about the indigenous people of the Dominican Republic, the Regional Museum of Archaeology in Altos de Chavón, invites you to travel back in time and enjoy a new exhibit: Unity and Diversity in the Amerindian Caribbean.
The month of August is when we celebrate the United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, and while we missed the actual date (August 9th), we thought now would be a good moment to give you some interesting info on the Taíno, the native peoples of the Dominican Republic.
When visiting a museum (of any type), have you ever asked yourself which is that one and most important piece of their collection? For the Altos de Chavón Regional Archaeological Museum, the most important piece is the “Cemí” or “ídolo taíno” (taíno idol), a representation of a piece currently exhibited in Cadiz, Spain- sent directly […]
Every year the Museo Arqueológico Regional Altos de Chavón offers a children’s summer camp to explore art, science, archaeology and Taino culture, however this year due to high demand from returning ‘campers’ the museum is offering 3 separate camps to cater for different age groups. The camps will be held in the museum itself, which […]