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The Bastidas House additional Marker
Photographer: J. Makali Bruton
Taken: March 10, 2018
Caption: The Bastidas House additional Marker
Additional Description: This additional marker is directly to the right of the Museum's entrance. It reads:


Casa Rodrigo de Bastidas
Edificio colonial construido en el siglo XVI como residencia de don Rodrigo de Bastidas y sus descendientes.

A partir del siglo XVIII, fue utilizada como cuartel y hospital militar. Posteriormente se utilizaron algunos espacios como oficinas gubermentales, tales como: Voluntario del Museo de las Casas Reales, Centro de Inventario de los Bienes Culturales, la Dirección Nacional de Parques y el Centro de Artesanía de la Fundación Dominicana de Desarrollo, así también, albergó otras organizaciones de servicio público.

En el año 1990, fue declarado por la UNESCO Patrimonio de la Humanidad.

En el año 2003 el edificio fue restaurado, puesto en valor y adaptado para instalar el Museo Infantil Trampolín, que opera hasta la fecha, tomando en cuenta su protección y destacando sus elementos arquitectónicos, promoviendo la conservación de los monumentos históricos.

English translation:
The Rodrigo Bastidas House
Colonial building built in the 16th century as the residence of Rodrigo de Bastidas and his descendants.

From the 18th century, it was used as a barracks and a military hospital. Subsequently, some spaces were used as government offices, such as: Volunteer of the Museum of the Royal Houses, Center of Inventory of Cultural Goods, the National Direction of Parks and the Craft Center of the Dominican Development Foundation, as well as having housed other public service organizations.

In 1990, it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

In 2003 the building was restored and adapted in order to install the Trampoline Children’s Museum, which operates to date, taking into account its protection, highlighting its architectural elements and promoting the conservation of historical monuments.
Submitted: March 30, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
Database Locator Identification Number: p421043
File Size: 4.766 Megabytes

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