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.

The museum gives travelers a different glimpse regarding how the country's people feel about the topic at hand. As part of the numerous showcases at this attraction, foreigners may interest in a grouping of permanent exhibits. These are this museum's enduring displays.

Staying Close

Instituto De Cultura Puertorriquena is located in Old San Juan, meaning guests staying in this area of Puerto Rico will have easy museum access throughout their trip. Even though this location isn't swarming with tourists, you'll still find a reasonably varied selection of lodgings to choose from.

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
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
Sj Suites Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.2 km) ESE

Location and What's Nearby

Lively explorers will likely be charmed by the region because of the ample availability of open-air activities. Guests who enjoy showing their skillfulness around the green, will want to do so at the closest golfing opportunity, which is Fort Buchanan Golf Club. If you aren't a golfer, consider spending some time at Escambrion Beach, which is the closest beach to Instituto De Cultura Puertorriquena. However, while these options may be the closest, you will still find a wide selection of equally enjoyable opportunities in the sun. Museum guests will encounter additional indoor places to visit in the vicinity. Just a short distance away you will find two additional interesting sites nearby you may want to check out--Ballaja Plaza and Museo de las Américas.


Contact Information


Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico


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