Casa Blanca Museum, San Juan

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Take in over 500 years of history at Casa Blanca Museum, once the residence of Juan Ponce de Leon. Originally a fortified residence protecting the conquistadors from indigenous rebellions, today the house museum displays artifacts and elegant furnishings in rooms with sweeping views over the bay. Walk through the lush terraced gardens and visit the adjoining barracks, now an art gallery displaying contemporary work. Friendly, informative staff will happily answer any of your questions, and you can pick up a pamphlet to supplement your visit. To fully appreciate the epic history of the structure, take one of the guided tours offered daily. Plan your Casa Blanca Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in San Juan using our San Juan road trip site.
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  • Lovely historic white adobe property and I the oldest in San Juan. When it was first built in 1521 it was basically a one room house, but has been added to over the years, mainly by the military...  more »
  • The building, walls and gardens are in excellent condition. The wall plaques explain the history of each room. There is a lot of detail and I wanted to understand it. I walked through all the rooms...  more »
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  • Very pretty. Unfortunately they had an art showing the day we visited but was able to look around the outside. Wish we could have made it inside.
  • It's a pretty place to walk and look around. It has a pretty garden. It's still under renovations but I think it's still beautiful.

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