Museo de Arte Contemporaneo

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo is one of the premier fine arts museums in Puerto Rico, offering a collection of contemporary works from Latin America and the Caribbean, with a focus on Puerto Rican artists. Visitors are encouraged to come and view some of the most poignant pieces of art work in existence when they tour this museum.


There are over 900 pieces of art work in the permanent collection at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, but only a small fraction of that is put on display at any one time. This, coupled with a number of rotating exhibits keeps the museum fresh and worth visiting during each trip to Puerto Rico.

As you tour the museum, you will encounter works by Puerto Rican, Caribbean, and Latin American artists that speak on a wide variety of subjects, though one cannot help by notice the number of works that ave a political message hidden within the canvas.

Staying Close

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo is located in Condado District, so travelers to this part of Puerto Rico will have the benefit of easy museum access during their visit. If you want to stay somewhere near the museum, there are a decent selection of places to stay in the area.

Hotels near Museo de Arte Contemporaneo
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Quality Inn El Portal Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.2 km) N
Casa Condado Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.2 km) NNE
Le Consulat An Ascend Collection Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.0 km) N
Casa del Caribe B & B 0.4 mi. (0.4 km) NE
Coral Princess Inn Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.1 km) N
Comfort Inn San Juan Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.1 km) N
El Prado Inn Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.6 km) NE

Location and What's Nearby

There is a small collection of closely located outdoor activities to partake in when you are not taking in Museo de Arte Contemporaneo. Travelers who are interested in trying out their ability on the green, can do so at the nearest golfing option, which is Fort Buchanan Golf Club. If playing a few rounds of golf doesn't excite you, there's no need to fret - go over to Condado Beach, the closest beach. Though there isn't a huge selection, a few additional comparable recreation options to choose from nearby. Guests will discover a variety of indoor attractions within a reasonable distance. Just a short distance away you will find two more places close-by you may find worth a visit--Plaza Antonia Quinones and Park La Ventana Al Mar.


Operating Hours

The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. It is also open on Sundays from noon until 4:00pm.


Admission into the museum is $5(USD) for adults ages 18 and up, or $3(USD) for children between ages five and 17. People who are 60 years old or have disabilities are free of charge.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 977-4030 Or (787) 977-4031



Location: Juan Ponce de Leon Avenue, San Juan, Puerto Rico


Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.