Museo de las Américas

This museum highlights the cultural and artistic achievements that the people of the Americas have made over the past several centuries. The museum includes the progress of the natives, settlers , and modern people from as far north as Alaska to the Southern tip of Argentina.

What to Expect

Guests will be able to explore numerous exhibits that showcase the great success of a variety of people. With often overlooked civilizations like Native Americans, Incans, and Mayas, the museum puts in perspective their achievements to those made by colonist and eventually citizens of the New World.

The museum is located inside the old Spanish Barracks, on the second floor, and has been remodeled to be use only green, clean energy.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Museo de las Américas may choose to book their trip in Old San Juan, as those staying in this region of Puerto Rico will be pleased to have convenient access to the museum during their visit. Though the area isn't over-crowded, you'll still find a reasonable selection of lodgings to choose from.

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

Location and What's Nearby

Vivacious visitors may additionally be taken in by the area because of the ample availability of outdoor options. Museum patrons also interested in golfing will surely enjoy heading over to nearby Fort Buchanan Golf Club. If you aren't a golfer, think about checking out Escambrion Beach, the closest beach. Still, an additional selection of golf and beach options stand in the surrounding area. Visitors will encounter plenty of interesting places out of the sun in this general area. For those not wanting to have to travel a great distance, there are two additional places close-by you may find worth a visit--Ballaja Barracks and Ballaja Plaza.


Operating Hours

The museum is only open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00am until 4:00pm.


For price of admission, you should call Museo de las Américas ahead of time to determine if they charge, and if so, how much.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 724-5052

Location: Norzagaray Street, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico



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