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Museo de Las Americas

Norzagaray Street, San Juan 00902-3634, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-5052
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Small-Group Tour: Old San Juan and Bacardi Factory
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The Museum of the Americas, located in the Cuartel Ballajá in Old San Juan, promotes the history and culture of the American continent from Alaska to Patagonia.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“great museum” (9 reviews)
“folk art” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Norzagaray Street, San Juan 00902-3634, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-724-5052
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"great museum"
in 9 reviews
"folk art"
in 8 reviews
"african heritage"
in 8 reviews
"indigenous peoples"
in 7 reviews
"permanent exhibits"
in 6 reviews
"nice exhibits"
in 4 reviews
"interesting building"
in 4 reviews
"slave trade"
in 3 reviews
"latin america"
in 5 reviews
"puerto rico"
in 39 reviews
"gift shop"
in 12 reviews
"modern art"
in 4 reviews
"puerto rican artists"
in 4 reviews
"old san juan"
in 24 reviews
"interesting place"
in 3 reviews
"entry fee"
in 4 reviews
"few hours"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In our quest to find the Pablo Casals Museum we decided to go into the Museo, and we were glad we did. Most of the panels are in Spanish, but some had a small corner translated into English. The displays and exhibits were excellent. The...More

Thank Lars_92705
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This affordable museum featured permanent and special exhibits for one low price. The museum featured art from Puerto Rican history as well as art from other places in the Americas.

Thank Miriam S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

#1 the museum is located near the Morro fort and Casa Blanca; #2 pay $6 (adult) fee in the gift shop on the first floor, get a bracelet, go to the second floor and show your receipt to the attendant; #3 understand the museum closes...More

Thank bnbdigs2
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

Great Visit Capturing parts of History most people don't know about. Go to the Museum of African history, explore the galleries of modern art exposition and a few other cool things the museum has to offer.

Thank Raul C
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

We happened upon this place by a man who was sitting there who told us that it was an interesting place and that most tourists pass it by. We did not enter the museum but were able to use the public restrooms and view the...More

Thank Dan C
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Half of the museum was closed, for an unknown reason. There was a temporary exhibition about cock fighting, no interest, just pictures from a photographer. The exhibition about African influences was pretty basic, and did not learn me anything new. The exhibition about Puerto Rico’s...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a very affordable and fun museum to visit. The exhibits that were open when I went featured folk art (my favorite) from all over the continent/(s), African tradition, and a review of the Spanish conquest. My favorite collections were the musical instruments, the...More

Thank Gregg L
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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Five rooms are available to tour. Our favorite was the hurricane art. Art work related to the ravages, as well as the hope, from the hurricanes by children and adults. Very poignant! There are other rooms, one of African heritage, Puerto Rican heritage and culture....More

Thank LindasDoral
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

When I visited they had an art exhibit specifically related to the hurricane. It was poignant and really hit home how the hurricane affected the residents. There were several additional exhibits that featured crafts, history and ethnic culture. I took several pictures of the Day...More

Thank Gail F
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

I was in Old San Juan for lunch and happened to eat at the cinema bar and went into the plaza. Originally, I had to go to the bathroom, so I went towards the plaza. The plaza was not busy, but there were a bunch...More

Thank pinchetravels
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Karley S
July 17, 2017|
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Response from afamteach | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was around $5-6 USD.
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lbroadus
September 6, 2015|
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Response from MPatrick33629 | Reviewed this property |
There is a modest fee, but I am not sure about the hours. Hopefully they have a website that would have the hours.
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lbroadus
September 6, 2015|
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Response from Elisse A | Reviewed this property |
They are always closed on Monday's. I would call if you decide to go another day to ensure all their exhibits are open. A few weeks ago most of them were closed.
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