El Arsenal De La Marina: Gallery

Once a foothold of power for the naval might of the Spanish Empire, the Spanish Naval Force in Puerto Rico once helped Spain control the Caribbean. The building itself is part of that history, as it was the final stronghold of Spain against the United States during the Spanish-American War. Today, the majority of the museum is dedicated to fine art.


Visitors will to El Arsenal will be able to view a few exhibits detailing the Spanish influence on Puerto Rico. However, most come to see the three main exhibits that all showcase a collection of fine art. The exhibits are constantly changing, however, so be sure to check it out and realize that things may not be the same next time you come.

Staying Close

Old San Juan is a good option for those wishing to visit El Arsenal De La Marina: Gallery, because visitors to this area of Puerto Rico will have the benefit of for the duration of their trip. Despite the fact that this location isn't a massive tourist destination, you'll nevertheless find a fair selection of lodging options to choose from.

Hotels near El Arsenal De La Marina: Gallery
Hotel Type Distance Direction
CasaBlanca Hotel Hotel -- --
Hotel Plaza de Armas Old San Juan Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.1 km) N
Sj Suites Hotel Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.2 km) NNE
Fortaleza Guest House Guest house 0.3 mi. (0.3 km) NNE
The Caleta Guesthouse Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.2 km) NW
Hotel Milano Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.3 km) NNE
The Pineapple Inn Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.3 km) NE

Location and What's Nearby

There are plenty of dining options to choose from in the area around El Arsenal De La Marina: Gallery. Cafetteria Mallorca, which offers Caribbean food, is also the most convenient option for visitors to this site. Also within a short distance, you and your party will have options like Transylvania Restaurant and Cafe La Princesa so with any luck, at least one of these close by dining establishments will placate the whole entire group.


Operating Hours

The museum is open Wednesday though Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.


Arrive at this destination prepared to hand over the price of admission, which you can figure out by calling ahead of time.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 723-3068

Location: Calle Puntilla, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico


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