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

Those wishing to visit Museo de Arte e Historia de San Juan may choose to book their trip in Old San Juan, as travelers to this part of Puerto Rico will have convenient access to the museum during their time there. Despite the fact that the area isn't a massive tourist destination, you'll nevertheless find a good selection of lodging options to pick from.

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

Location and What's Nearby

There are a handful of close-by outdoor enterprises to engage in when you and your group aren't touring Museo de Arte e Historia de San Juan. Travelers with an interest in testing their skillfulness around the golf course, can do so at the nearest golfing opportunity, which is Fort Buchanan Golf Club. If you don't take a whole lot of pride in your golf game, you might want to head over to Escambron Beach, which is the closest beach to Museo de Arte e Historia de San Juan. Though there isn't a huge selection, a few other similar opportunities in the sun to choose from nearby. Museum guests will discover additional other interesting places to get away from the sun in this general vicinity. You'll find a couple of places you may enjoy -Casa Rosa and La Casa Blanca- each of them located within a couple miles of the museum.


Operating Hours

You might want to give the museum a call before you visit to find out their 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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