Instituto De Cultura Puertorriquena

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Instituto De Cultura Puertorriquena is the official museum that houses all things of cultural significance in Puerto Rico, from performance and visual arts to science and history. The institute was created in 1955 with the sole purpose of preserving the culture of the island and continues to do so to this day.

Most out-of-towners believe that it is important to learn as much concerning the history and culture of the country they are visiting as is accessible, and this attraction offers up that possibility. Instituto De Cultura Puertorriquena, like most museums, houses a variety of standard exhibits, including the museum's most interesting and relevant exhibits.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in Old San Juan if you plan on visiting Instituto De Cultura Puertorriquena, as travelers to this region of Puerto Rico will have easy museum access for the duration of their trip. There is a reasonably varied selection of lodgings around the region around Instituto De Cultura Puertorriquena.

Hotels near Instituto De Cultura Puertorriquena
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Villa Herencia B & B 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) SE
Hotel El Convento Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) SE
The Caleta Guesthouse Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) SE
Tree House in San Juan Hostel 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) E
The Gallery Inn Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.3 km) E
CasaBlanca Hotel Hotel -- --
Hotel Plaza de Armas Old San Juan Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.1 km) SE

Location and What's Nearby

Energetic guests may likely be enticed by the area because of the opportunities for open-air options. Museum guests looking to follow-up with a few holes of golf should consider going to the closest course, Fort Buchanan Golf Club. Free hours can also be enjoyed at Escambrion Beach, the most close-by beach. Though the outdoor options above are the closest, you will still find numerous similar opportunities in the sun. Guests will find a fair number of interesting places out of the sun in the vicinity. Just a short distance away you will find two more alluring attractions close by--Ballaja Plaza and Museo de las Américas.


Contact Information

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico



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