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.

Some visitors determine that it is valuable to become informed about as much surrounding the culture and history of the country they are visiting as is available, and this site supplies that chance. Like a variety of other museums you'll come across, Instituto De Cultura Puertorriquena hosts mainly standard exhibitions, containing 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 visitors to this area of Puerto Rico will have the benefit of easy access to this museum throughout their trip. Though the area isn't packed wall-to-wall with tourists, you'll still find a good 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
Tree House in San Juan Hostel 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) E
The Gallery Inn Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.3 km) E
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
Hotel Milano Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.3 km) E

Location and What's Nearby

If you find your belly rumbling after your museum visit, don't worry -- you will find numerous choices of dining options in the vicinity. Nono's Bar And Restaurant is an easy to reach sports bar close-by, making it a great option for site patrons. Nono's Bar And Restaurant is a small distance away, but far-off enough that you might want to arrange for using a mode of transportation to arrive. Also within a short distance, you will come across eateries including Aureola Cafe Restaurant and Patio del Nispero where you and your group may eat some eclectic meals and experience the Puerto Rico culture.


Contact Information

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico



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