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Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico

299 Ave de Diego | Santurce, San Juan 00909-1799, Puerto Rico
+1 787-977-6277
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Inside and out, this is a world-class museum with stunning art and a variety of interesting... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2014
San Francisco, California
A must see for art lovers

This is a beautiful museum...the Marco Polo exhibit right now is fantastic. They have an amazing... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2014
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More than just an art museum, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico hosts concerts and festivals as well. The Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (MAPR), a non-for-profit organization, was inaugurated on July 1, 2000, as a legacy for the Puerto Rican people. The mission of the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico is to enrich the lives of its diverse audiences by making accessible and promoting the knowledge, appreciation, and enjoyment of visual arts from Puerto Rico and the world. The MAPR engages diverse communities to facilitate learning experiences about the visual arts through: the growth of a well-researched permanent collection exemplifying significant and representative examples of Puerto Rican art from the sixteenth century to the present; a dynamic program of exhibitions supported by engaging and exciting educational and cultural programs that collectively deepen the understanding of the role of the visual arts in the human experience and contribute to the creation of a curatorial legacy; documentation, research, interpretation, preservation, and conservation of the collection and the visual arts patrimony of Puerto Rico; and alliances with local, regional, and international museums and institutions to advance the knowledge of, access to, and understanding of the visual arts of the world.
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299 Ave de Diego | Santurce, San Juan 00909-1799, Puerto Rico
299 Ave de Diego | Santurce, San Juan 00909-1799, Puerto Rico
+1 787-977-6277

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Reviewed May 20, 2014

Inside and out, this is a world-class museum with stunning art and a variety of interesting exhibits. We were there in time for the Marco Polo exhibition, room after room of artifacts from the times and places of his famous travels. If you go to...More

3  Thank Frank94114
Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a beautiful museum...the Marco Polo exhibit right now is fantastic. They have an amazing children's art education program located in the floors that were excavated and added below the historic main building. As usual, the museum shop has great items also!

1  Thank travelerdenise
Reviewed May 3, 2014

Parking available, nice mixed crowd of people, meaning young and old to listen to a Latin crooner ...awesome!

Thank EvFig
Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

The museum was very pretty ,lovely and charming,but I like the one in ponce better than this one . It has a lovely

Thank Vegtabl
Reviewed April 13, 2014

The the art was interesting but God must have known I have no talent to judge Art so he made me an engineer, he was correct.

Reviewed April 2, 2014

From Old San Juan, take a bus here for 75 cents (exact change.) Or you may pay $20 for a cab. You will not see many tourists and very few cruise ship explorers since the museum is about 20 minutes by bus from the main...More

1  Thank JHannah426
Reviewed March 27, 2014

Interesting local content. Some exceptional artworks. Nicely laid out. And a lovely garden with artworks and lots of interesting plant species. Definitely worth a visit especially if you are staying in the Condado area as it's within walking distance of most of the hotels.

Thank AndreToronto
Reviewed March 19, 2014

It not a big museum that collects art work from those big names; but its an interesting museum collects good-quality art from local artists, who express their point of view as **PUERTO-RICANs**. Many art piece are very unique and memorizable, and you learned a lot...More

Thank Aurora L
Reviewed March 17, 2014

Arranged previously to get an English guided tour. Staff was welcoming and the English tour was excellent.

2  Thank Vatamjah
Reviewed March 16, 2014

Works are arranged by theme, not by date. For me that was great because you can see how the same subject is treated in different times and techniques. There was a Marco Polo exhibit that was worth the visit alone. The garden is spectacular.

3  Thank Victor T
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January 14, 2017|
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Response from booobetsy | Reviewed this property |
you can go by bus T-5 only $.75 they open Wednesday to sunday but bus only working Monday to saturday
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October 20, 2016|
Response from Samuel D | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but i think you can do it. They receive a lot of tourists during the year so they may be able