Maximo Gomez House Museum is a small one-story residence that was the former home of Dominican General Máximo Gómez in the 19th century. He took part with the annexationist troops in the Dominican Restoration War.
The house-turned-museum houses key historical documents related to Cuba’s independence, artifacts and personal items that once belonged to Cuban writer and politician José Martí and Máximo Gómez.
It is also the place where Martí and Máximo Gómez signed the Montecristi Manifesto in 1895, a document that establishes the proclamation of the independence of Cuba, it is undoubtedly a very important historical museum.
The “Montecristi Manifesto”, signed on March 25, 1895 by Dominican General Máximo Gómez and Cuban José Martí, is a guiding document in the struggle of the Cuban people for their liberation, and also means the reaffirmation of the brotherhood between Cuba and the Dominican Republic.
It is an austere museum, it does not have many things but the guided tour is priceless, it is as if with the voice of the guide and the images on the walls we delve into the history of these two countries at the same time.
Each object inside tells the character, the desire for freedom and the history of the struggle for Cuban independence of these heroes, if you come to Monte Cristi you must make an appointment with this interesting historical monument.
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