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.

Culturally-minded travelers think that it is necessary to review as much about the culture and history of the country they are visiting as is available, and Museum Of Our African Heritage shares that chance. Like other museums you'll find, Museum Of Our African Heritage is home to a variety of standard exhibits, including the museum's most interesting and relevant exhibits.

Staying Close

Museum Of Our African Heritage is located in Old San Juan, which means guests staying in this area of Puerto Rico will have easy museum access for the duration of their trip. There is a reasonably varied selection of lodgings in the neighborhood surrounding the museum.

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

If you've worked up an appetite exploring the area and checking out the museum, you're in luck, as there is a wide variety of food and drink options within traveling distance. The most frequented nearby place to eat is La Tortuga, which offers Italian dishes. The dining establishment is a brief distance off, but far-off enough that you will need to decide on having a particular method of transport to arrive. Also within a short distance, you and your group will find restaurants such as Aureola Cafe Restaurant and Ikon Restaurant & Bar so with any luck, at least one of these nearby picks will appease the whole entire group.


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 before your visit to determine how much they charge, or if they do at all.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 724-4294

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


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