Museum of History, Anthropology and Art

This small museum is actually just part of the full museum, which is closed to the public. The rotating exhibits that the museum does offer, however, is diverse, high quality, and sure to be a hit by any history buff.


The exhibits can vary greatly, from skeletons and mummies, to artifacts, pictures, and paintings. It is tough to say exactly what you will see when you go as the university constantly changes what is on display.

Staying Close

Consider staying in Rio Piedras if you plan on visiting Museum of History, Anthropology and Art, as visitors to this part of Puerto Rico will have easy museum access for the duration of their trip. Since there is a wide range of lodgings near Museum of History, Anthropology and Art, those visiting the region will have plenty of rooms to choose from.

Hotels near Museum of History, Anthropology and Art
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hotel del Centro Hotel 0.5 mi. (5.2 km) S
Howard Johnson Centro Medico Hotel 1.6 mi. (6.5 km) W
Coqui Inn Hotel 3.0 mi. (0.8 km) NE
Embassy Suites San Juan Hotel & Casino Hotel 3.1 mi. (0.5 km) NE

Location and What's Nearby

Island pastimes like golfing and taking to the water are also widely available in the region. Tourists who are interested in trying out their aptitude on the green, can do so at the closest golfing option, which is Fort Buchanan Golf Club. If you aren't a golfer, consider going over to Isla Verde Beach, the closest beach. Also, at least two other golf and beach options remain in the region. Visitors are also close to a small group of additional attractions in the area. One of the more convenient attractions near Museum of History, Anthropology and Art is Parque La Merced, and you can find it a short distance away.


Operating Hours

Call the museum in advance to get their hours of operation.


The exhibits are free to visit, and you will not need to pay anything.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 763-3939

Location: Ponce de Leon Avenue, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico




Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.