Casa de los Contrafuertes

This old and large house was built in the early 1700's and is rich in the traditional Spanish Architecture. Today it is the location of a small museum features some history of pharmacies on the island, and an art gallery.

What to Expect

Those who visit La Casa de los Contrafuertes will also be able to explore the museum and art gallery housed inside it.

Visitors will be able to pick out the building thanks to its cream colored walls that are accented by a pastel green-blue on the columns.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Casa de los Contrafuertes may choose to book their trip in Old San Juan, since guests staying in this part of Puerto Rico will be excited to have convenient access to the historical site for the duration of their trip. There is a decent quantity of hotels in the neighborhood around Casa de los Contrafuertes.

Hotels near Casa de los Contrafuertes
Hotel Type Distance Direction
The Gallery Inn Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.3 km) ENE
Hotel El Convento Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) SW
Villa Herencia B & B 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) SW
Hotel Plaza de Armas Old San Juan Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.1 km) S
The Caleta Guesthouse Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) SW
Sj Suites Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) SE
Hotel Milano Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.3 km) SE

Location and What's Nearby

Vivacious guests may additionally be enticed by the area because of the possibility of open-air options. Guests with an interest in trying out their ability around the green, can do so at the most convenient golfing option, which is Fort Buchanan Golf Club. Free hours can also be spent at Escambrion Beach, the nearest beach. Even though the options above are the most convenient to access, you will still find several similar recreation options. Visitors will find multiple other local attractions in this general area. Just a short distance away you will find another pair of alluring attractions close by--Museum Of Our African Heritage and Pablo Casals Museum.


Operating Hours

The daily schedule for this historical site is not readily available, meaning that your smartest option is calling before you leave to ensure the site is going to be open to visitors when you and your companions aim to head over.


For price of admission, dial up Casa de los Contrafuertes ahead of time to determine how much, or if they charge.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 724-5477

Location: 101 Calle San Sebastian, San Juan, Puerto Rico


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