Museum Of Our African Heritage

African slavery was an issue in Puerto Rico just as it was in the United States, much of Europe, and the Caribbean. Learn about how slavery affected Puerto Rico at the Museum of Our African Heritage.

Most out-of-towners understand that it is relevant to take interest in as much about the history and culture of the country they are visiting as is feasible, and Museum Of Our African Heritage presents that chance. Leading the numerous displays at the museum, foreigners will find a collection of permanent exhibits. These are this attraction's continual expositions.

Staying Close

Consider staying in Old San Juan if you plan on visiting Museum Of Our African Heritage, since visitors to this area of Puerto Rico will have the benefit of easy museum access throughout their trip. While this location isn't a massive tourist destination, you'll nevertheless find a reasonably good selection of hotel options to pick from.

Hotels near Museum Of Our African Heritage
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Tree House in San Juan Hostel 0.0 mi. (0.2 km) E
Hotel El Convento Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) SSW
The Gallery Inn Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.3 km) ENE
Villa Herencia B & B 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) SW
The Caleta Guesthouse Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) SSW
Hotel Plaza de Armas Old San Juan Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.1 km) S
CasaBlanca Hotel Hotel -- --

Location and What's Nearby

Outdoor activities like playing a few holes of golf and taking to the water are by no means hard to come by here. Vacationers who will enjoy trying out their talents at the course, will want to do so at the nearest golfing option, which is Fort Buchanan Golf Club. If you aren't a golfer, think about checking out Escambrion Beach, which is the closest beach to Museum Of Our African Heritage. While the options above may be the closest, you'll still have access to an impressive spread of similar opportunities in the sun. You will encounter plenty of interesting places out of the sun in this general vicinity. Just a short distance away you will find another pair of nearby places you may want to check out--Pablo Casals Museum and Museo de Nuestra Raiz Africana.


Operating Hours

The museum is open between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:20 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.


For price of admission, dial up Museum Of Our African Heritage ahead of time to determine how much, or if they charge.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 724-4294

Location: 319 Calle Fortaleza, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico


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