Caguas Museum

San Juan is not the only part of Puerto Rico with a history. While linked with Puerto Rico as a whole, Caguas has a unique history, including independent tribes, struggles, architecture, and economic history. Explore this museum and see why people of Caguas are proud of their heritage.


There are six main sections in the museum that center around different aspects of Caguas. The first explores the settlement of the Americas as a whole; focusing on the native tribes of Caguas, followed by the Spanish Colonization. The Second Section features the archaeological history of Caguas, as separate from Puerto Rico. The Third Section looks at the reign of the indigenous Caguas people, followed by the Spanish rule that led to the modern culture. The fifth takes a look at early Caguas, from 1775 until 1898. Finally, the Sixth section explores modern Caguas and its future.

Staying Close

Consider staying in Aguas Buenas if you plan on visiting Caguas Museum, as those visiting this area of Puerto Rico will be pleased to have easy access to this museum throughout their trip. You can expect little traffic surrounding the museum, especially as there aren't many lodgings close.

Hotels near Caguas Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Four Points by Sheraton Caguas Real Hotel and Casino Hotel 5.5 mi. (4.5 km) SE
Howard Johnson Centro Medico Hotel -- --

Location and What's Nearby

If you're time spent at the museum has got your stomach growling, think about dining at one of the nearby restaurants. Don Quijote Pizza, which has a menu full of Italian food, is also the most convenient option for museum visitors. Cafeteraa El Angel and Gaia Restaurant are some of the additional nearby lunch and dinner possibilities where you have the chance to enjoy the local foods and culture of Puerto Rico.


Operating Hours

The museum is open from Tuesday through Saturday. It opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 5:00 p.m., with a one hour lunch break at noon.


There is no charge to enter the museum.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 653-8833 ext. 1847

Location: Munoz Riviera Street, Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico


Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.