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Museo de Las Americas

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Address: Norzagaray Street, San Juan 00902-3634, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 724 5052
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: A folk art museum with vibrant exhibits you can buy.
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Not all the exhibits were open for view. closed so they could make some changes. did enjoy the ones that we were able to view.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Not all the exhibits were open for view. closed so they could make some changes. did enjoy the ones that we were able to view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

There are 3 floors and the exhibits are on the second floor. There 7 exhibit rooms with 4 of them are the museum's permanent exhibits with guides. The temporary exhibits can be anything just check the schedule. The permanent exhibits started with native Indians culture and movement, to slavery, and influences Spain. The ground floor of the building is office... More 

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I dropped into this museum after visiting El Morro due to it's proximity and needing some air conditioning before continuing to explore OSJ. I'm so glad that I did! The exhibit covering native tribes in the Americas and Africa was fascinating. I also enjoyed the costumes, masks, and history provided throughout. Definitely recommend!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My husband and I were recently in Old San Juan and stopped by the Museo de Las Americas. The museum gives tours in either English or Spanish, and we were lucky enough to get Reynaldo as our guide. He was very knowlegeable, professional, and yet personable throughout the tour. The museum itself specializes in the ancient peoples and cultures which... More 

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Tampa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I just happened to visit the museum when exploring Old San Juan. The art was wonderful, interesting, and refreshing. A nice collection. When there, ask about the building as it was military compound at the beginning.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a gem of an historical museum and art gallery housed in a former military hospital in the heart of Old San Juan. For a nominal fee, we spent hours viewing the exhibits and authentic artwork from renowned island artists. Be sure to stop at the gallery gift shop on your way out and pick up some local artisan... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

A fantastic place to learn about the history of Puerto Rico! Our guide was thorough, knowledgeable, and amazing!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I loved the cars and things to see! However if you are coming from USA there is no stores you aren't familiar with. They need more bathrooms.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Not only can you see some great folk art but have the opportunity to buy some and take it with you well worth the money to get in to this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The museo de las Americas is on the first floor of the building on Norzagaray street. After paying your ticket in the shop downstairs, you go up, get your ticket checked at the gates and you can begin your visit . The exhibits are diverse, ranging from life-size bronze statues and artifacts of indigenious peoples of the Amazon-basin and south... More 

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Address: Norzagaray Street, San Juan 00902-3634, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 724 5052
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan

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