Brand new: National History & Geography Museum


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Feb 20, 2019

On Thursday, 13 August 2020, President Danilo Medina was present for the formal inauguration of the National History & Geography Museum. The new museum is located at Juan Pablo Duarte Cultural Plaza, next door to the Museum of Modern Arts.

Also present for the inaugural were: Miguel de Camps, director of the Museum of History and Geography; Culture Minister Eduardo Selman; the general director of Museums Ana Maria Conde; the director of Monumental Heritage Linda Roca; and Francisco del Valle, director of the Presidential Commission for Provincial Development, the Medina government division in charge of rescue and remodeling work at Dominican museums.

During his keynote speech, Culture Minister Eduardo Selman said that the building is practically new. “The magic of this building cannot be compared to any other new one,” said Selman, a leading Dominican...
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