Convent of the Dominican Order

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Built in 1523 by Dominican Friars, the Convent of the Dominican Order now features a small chapel museum. Inside, visitors will find religious artifacts that have been collected from over the years. In addition to the artifacts, the building itself is beautiful to look out, made in traditional Spanish grandeur.

This institution gives travelers a unique look into the way the people of this country feel about the topic at hand. Like a variety of other museums you'll come across, Convent of the Dominican Order is home to several permanent displays, including the museum's most interesting and relevant exhibits.

Staying Close

Old San Juan is a good option for those wishing to visit Convent of the Dominican Order, because guests staying in this part of Puerto Rico will be pleased to have convenient access to the museum during their visit. There a reasonable number of lodgings in the area surrounding this museum.

Hotels near Convent of the Dominican Order
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Villa Herencia B & B -- --
The Caleta Guesthouse Hotel -- --
Hotel El Convento Hotel -- --
CasaBlanca Hotel Hotel -- --
Tree House in San Juan Hostel -- --
Hotel Plaza de Armas Old San Juan Hotel -- --
The Gallery Inn Hotel -- --

Location and What's Nearby

Of course, one of the most enjoyable possibilities while spending some time exploring the area is enjoying a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of the museum. Amadeus Cafe Restaurant, which serves contemporary fare, is also the most convenient dining option from the museum. Also close-by, you and your companions will encounter restaurants including Cafe Bohemio and El Picoteo where you and your party should try out Spanish fare and experience the Puerto Rico culture.


Operating Hours

Give the museum a call ahead to determine their hours of operation.


Show up at this destination with plans to pay for the cost of admission, which your party can determine by calling beforehand.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 721-6866

Location: 98 Norzagaray Street, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico


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