Museo de Arte e Historia de San Juan

The Museo de Arte e Historia de San Juan stands where once was a marketplace. Now, the museum is home to two exhibition spaces, showcasing Puerto Rican history and the other specific to San Juan's history. The story of the island and the city are told through maps, photos, and paintings, and all though everything is in Spanish, a handout with English translations makes it easy for English-speaking guest to enjoy the show.


Visitors should feel free to explore the exhibits and galleries. As you take in Puerto Rican history through art, be sure to ask the guides if you have any questions; they will be happy to answer them.

Staying Close

Museo de Arte e Historia de San Juan is located in Old San Juan, which means visitors to this area of Puerto Rico will be pleased to have convenient access to the museum during their time there. There is a fair selection of lodgings in the region within the vicinity of the museum.

Hotels near Museo de Arte e Historia de San Juan
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Villa Herencia B & B -- --
The Caleta Guesthouse Hotel -- --
Hotel El Convento Hotel -- --
Tree House in San Juan Hostel -- --
CasaBlanca Hotel Hotel -- --
Hotel Plaza de Armas Old San Juan Hotel -- --
The Gallery Inn Hotel -- --

Location and What's Nearby

Of course, one of the most exciting options while spending a few hours exploring the area could be sharing a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of the museum. Amadeus Cafe Restaurant, which plates up contemporary dishes, is also the closest restaurant to the museum. El Picoteo and Patio del Nispero are some of the additional dining possibilities in the area. At Patio del Nispero you may try a bit of eclectic fare and enjoy the Puerto Rico scene.


Operating Hours

You might want to call the museum ahead to find out the exact hours of operation.


Admission is free, however, donations are accepted.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 724-1875

Location: 150 Norzagaray Street, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico


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