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

El Arsenal De La Marina: Gallery is located in Old San Juan, so travelers to this region of Puerto Rico will be excited to have during their time there. There is a fair selection of hotels in the neighborhood around

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

Guests visiting El Arsenal De La Marina: Gallery will have no problem finding a meal afterword, since you'll discover a wide variety of dining options within traveling distance. Cafetteria Mallorca, which offers Caribbean dishes, is very close-by, making it a great option for patrons here. Transylvania Restaurant and Old Harbor Brewery offer additional dining options close-by. At Old Harbor Brewery you and your party should be sure to try a bit of International food and experience the culture of Puerto Rico.


Operating Hours

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


Arrive at this site ready to hand over the price of admission, which you can nail down by calling before you leave.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 723-3068

Location: Calle Puntilla, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico


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