Art and History Museums in San Juan

Tour Number

Activity Level

352932


Categories

City, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Museo de Las Américas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo y Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico.


This is a museum lovers tour. On this trip we visit the Museo de las Americas in Cuartel de Ballajá in Old San Juan. They have two main exhibits. One focusing on our Natives or Indigenous people the Tainos in the Caribbean. The other explores our African Heritage very resent in the Caribbean culture too. Here our guest get an insight on how Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Isalnd's Culture came to be.

Then we drive to Santurce. Home of two of our mayor art museums. We visit Puerto Rico's Museum of Contemporary Art at Stop 18. It is home to our current artists from mid 20th Century and on. It gives them an ideal space for there expressions in a beautiful historic building dating back to 1916.

We also visit the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico. Here we take a trip back in time to witness the work of our very first puertorrican artist and see how this collective has evolved throughout time and space expressing our culture. It also features a beautiful Sculpture and Botanical Garden.

Itinerary

- Museo de Las Américas
- Museo de Arte Contemporáneo
- Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We can meet at Cuartel de Ballajá or at the fountain at the Plaza Quinto Centenario in front of El Morro Fort.

End location: I can drop you off back in Old San Juan or any hotel, guest house or restaurant in the Metropolitan-Turist area in San Juan.

Duration: 6 hours

Traffic around Old San Juan and Santurce may affect the duration.

Transportation

Kia Forte 4 door Sedan. Seats 4 plus Driver (me).

What’s Included

Entrances to all three museums are included.
Transportation in my car is also included.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 Dollar - Any souvenir or snack you may want to buy.

What’s Extra

There may be special exhibits or events in the museums. If they have an additional cost it is not included.

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