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Museo de Las Americas

Norzagaray Street, San Juan 00902-3634, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-5052
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Norzagaray Street, San Juan 00902-3634, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-5052
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Part of a tour so our native guide did an incredible job of explaining the history and culture of not only the local tribes but others in Latin America. Many exhibits to explore with vibrant artwork and relics. Visit here before El Morro and take...More

Thank prindy
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Don't miss this wonderful museum. The displays are well done and very interesting.....especially the video of the sculptor who visited the Amazon.

Thank jWorld Traveler
Reviewed 7 April 2016

You'll find this great museum in front of the El Morro fort on the second floor of a beautiful building. It's a great way to spend a couple of hours viewing the exhibits and learning not only about the history and culture of Puerto Rico,...More

1  Thank carnalismocc
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We visited immediately after our visit to El Morro, and were simply amazed by both the quantity and quality of the exhibits. The cultural and historical origins of not only puertorriquenos but of all indigenous peoples of the Americas are described throughout the building. Exhibits...More

1  Thank WindsorFoody
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We visited this museum in 2006 and we were impressed at the fact that it included all the American Indias in America. We visited this museum again this year, but noticed that they removed the part of the Arawak and Taino relics that were on...More

1  Thank emelinammr
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Didn't know what to expect, but it was a rainy afternoon, so we went in. The first few rooms give an overview of all the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Extremely well bronze figures with highlights or the beautiful art and craft of each tribe....More

1  Thank aliceb52pix
Reviewed 16 February 2016

This little museum was surprisingly interesting. I particularly liked Sala 1 which had bronze statues and artifacts from native peoples who live in South America for the most part. The statues were cast from molds taken from actual modern day natives. They are stunning! I...More

1  Thank hmbkatz
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This museum was interesting and a quick stop on our walk around Old San Juan. Entrance fee is $6 each and it takes less than an hour to walk through the four main areas/exhibits. One is focused on folk art, another on Puerto Rico's history...More

1  Thank caribtraveler2010
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Visited this museum on my 4th trip to SJ since I had some extra time to explore. I was quite surprised how informative and beautifully maintained this museum was. I spent at least 2 hours walking around and checking out the exhibits and I especially...More

1  Thank DSKaneLA
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This is a quiet shady spot to find lunch. Wander in and enjoy a break from the bustle of the street.

Thank lisacY1609NJ
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If the Museum is Open September 7th 2015 What are the hours that day and is there a fee?
6 September 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.
Will the museum be open Labor Day weekend September 7th 2015
6 September 2015|
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.