Friday, January 14, 2011

Old San Juan's Museums

Puerto Rico's rich culture and history is evident everywhere, however, make the most of a rainy day and check out at least one of these museums.

The San Juan Museum of Art & History
The San Juan Museum of Art and History
150 Norzaragay St. (787/724-1875)
Tue-Sun, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico
Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico
300 de Diego Ave. (787/977-6277)
Tue-Sun, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Wed, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Adults $5.00, children $2.50, senior citizens $2.50

The Pablo Casals Museum
The Pablo Casals Museum
101 San Sebastian St. (787/723-9185)
Tue -Sat, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
$1 adults, $0.50 children







La Casa de Libro





La Casa del Libro 
Next to El Parque de las Palomas 
Tue-Sat 11:00am - 4:30pm
Free admission

Muse del Niño
Museo del Niño
150 Cristo St. (787/722-3791)
Tue-Thu, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Fri 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sat-Sun 12:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Adults $3, children $2.50

Museo de Las Américas
Museo de Las Américas
(787/724-5052)
Tue-Fri, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Sat-Sun, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cas del Los Dos Zaguanes
Casa de los Dos Zaguanes is also the home of El Museo del Indio
San José St. (787/724-5477)
Tue-Sat, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

El Convento de los Domninicos
El Convento de los Dominicos
Calle de San José (787/721-6866)
Wed-Sun, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m, 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

La Casa Blanca's kitchen
La Casa Blanca
1 San Sebastian St. (787/724-4102)
Tue-Sun, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m, 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Guided tours Tue-Fri by appointment
$2 adults, $1 children

La Casa de Ramón Power y Girault
La Casa de Ramón Power y Girault
155 Tetuán St. (787/722-5834)
Tue-Sat, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Caparra Ruins Historial Museum & Park
Caparra Ruins Historical Museum & Park
Road 2, Km 6.4 (787/781-4795)
Daily 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

La Cuartel del Ballajá
La Cuartel de Ballajá
150 Norzaragay St. (787/724-5052)
Mon-Fri, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Sat-Sun 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Guided tours weekdays 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Free

Felisa Rincón de Gautier Museum
El Museo de Doña Fela (Felisa Rincón de Gautier Museum)
51 Caleta de San Juan St. (787/723-1897)
Mon-Fri, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

African Heritage Museum
African Heritage Museum
Plaza de San Jose, Calle San Sebastian (787/724-4294)
Tue-Sat, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 pm.; 1:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
$2 adults, $1 children and seniors

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La Casita
La Casita
(787/722-1709)
Mon-Wed, 8:30 a.m - 8:00 p.m.; Thu-Fri until 5:30pm; Sat-Sun, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

La Asilo de Beneficiencia
La Asilo de Beneficencia
Wed-Sun, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (787/724-5949)

Museo de La Farmacia
Museo de la Farmacia
319 Fortaleza St. (787/977-2700)

La Casa Rosada
La Casa Rosada
Caleta de San Juan

Sacred Heart University Museum of Contemporary Puerto Rican Art
Eduardo Conde Ave. (787/268-0049)
Tue-Sat 9:00-4:00 p.m.; Sun 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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