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

You may enjoy staying in Old San Juan if you plan on visiting Museo de Arte e Historia de San Juan, as visitors to this part of Puerto Rico will be pleased to have convenient access to the museum throughout their trip. There are a suitable amount 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 -- --
CasaBlanca Hotel Hotel -- --
Hotel Plaza de Armas Old San Juan Hotel -- --
The Gallery Inn Hotel -- --
Sj Suites Hotel Hotel -- --

Location and What's Nearby

There are plenty of eateries to pick from in the neighborhood near Museo de Arte e Historia de San Juan. The most frequented nearby eatery is Amadeus Cafe Restaurant, which offers contemporary meals. Also within a short distance, you and your companions will have eateries like El Picoteo and Patio del Nispero where you and your group should be sure to sample eclectic fare and enjoy the culture of Puerto Rico.


Operating Hours

You should call the museum ahead to determine their hours of operation.


Admission is free, however, donations are accepted.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 724-1875

Location: 150 Norzagaray Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico


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