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.

Museum Of Our African Heritage shares with travelers a particular glimpse into the way Puerto Rico's natives view the subject matter. Museum Of Our African Heritage, as is the case with many other museums, is home to a variety of standard displays, which hold the museum's most interesting and relevant exhibits.

Staying Close

Old San Juan is a good option for those wishing to visit Museum Of Our African Heritage, because guests staying in this part of Puerto Rico will have the benefit of easy museum access during their time there. While the area isn't swarming with tourists, you will still have a substantial number of accommodations to choose from.

Hotels near Museum Of Our African Heritage
Hotel Type Distance Direction
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 -- --
Sj Suites Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) SE

Location and What's Nearby

Outdoor amusements like working on one's golf game and heading to the beach are also enjoyed by many and are within close proximity. Vacationers interested in testing their skillfulness at the golf course, can do so at the nearest golfing opportunity, which is Fort Buchanan Golf Club. Free hours can also be enjoyed at Escambrion Beach, the nearest beach. Also, multiple beach and golf attractions remain in the community. Museum guests will also find plenty of other interesting places to get away from the sun in this general area. Located only a short distance away are two additional 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, call Museum Of Our African Heritage beforehand to determine how much, or if they charge.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 724-4294

Location: 319 Calle Fortaleza, San Juan, Puerto Rico


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