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

Old San Juan is a good option for those wishing to visit Museo de las Américas, because visitors to this region of Puerto Rico will be excited to have easy access to this museum during their time there. There are a respectable amount of hotels around the region surrounding Museo de las Américas.

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

Location and What's Nearby

Island pastimes like playing a few holes of golf and water sports are by no means hard to come by here. Vacationers with an interest in showing their talents on the golf course, will be able to do so at the most convenient golfing opportunity, which is Fort Buchanan Golf Club. If playing a few rounds of golf doesn't excite you, you're not out of luck - head to Escambrion Beach, which is the closest beach to Museo de las Américas. Still, an additional selection of outdoor attractions are located in the neighborhood. Guests will find a fair number of indoor places to visit in this general area. Not far away are two additional interesting sites nearby you may want to check out--Ballaja Barracks and Ballaja Plaza.


Operating Hours

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


Arrive at this destination prepared to hand over the total cost of admission, which you can nail down by phoning before you leave.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 724-5052


Location: Norzagaray Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico


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