Columbus Castle Museum (Museo Alcázar de Colón)

Las Damas & Las Mercedes
Santo Domingo, 99 - Map It
Phone: (809) 682-4750

AAA Editor Notes

Columbus Castle Museum (Museo Alc&#225;zar de Col&#243;n) is next to the Gate of San Diego off Av Francisco Alberto Caama&#241;o De&#241;&#243; at the n. end of Plaza de Espa&#241;a in the Colonial Zone. This 22-room palace overlooking the Ozama River was built 1510-14 for Columbus' son Diego, first viceroy of the West Indies. The coral-rock castle served as the seat of the Spanish court for 68 years. Colonial furniture and 16th-century works of art add to the elegance of the interior.</br>Guided tours are available in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish.</br>Guided tours are available.</br>
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4.