Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan

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Art lovers should not miss exploring Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico. One of the largest museums in the Caribbean, the venue showcases a broad range of Puerto Rican artwork, from the 18th century to present-day exhibits. Admire a huge collection of paintings by the most famous national artists, and check out the numerous temporary shows the museum often hosts. Besides the immense art collection, the museum also boasts an upscale restaurant and scenic grounds, and the 1920s neoclassical building itself is noteworthy. Using our international travel planner, San Juan attractions like Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I loved it! Specially being a Wednesday when everyone can visit for free! There is a parking lot here, but from the Airbnb room in my apartment we can walk here in only 16 minutes! They have old art.....  more »
  • This museum is a short distance from area hotels and worth visiting.Puerto Rican artists definitely need more exposure-they're very creative! The grounds also have a lovely walking trail.  more »
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  • Only the main floor was open when we visited, but it was still a good collection inside the permanent exhibits. There was a mixture of historic and contemporary pieces and good interpretative information in both Spanish and English. The real highlight for us was the sculpture garden that was full of many interesting plants (and quite a few large, entertaining iguanas) in addition to the art itself.
  • Small but interesting collection. I actually prefer smaller museums that aren't so overwhelming. We happened to go in a Saturday, and it was free admission! Family day. Guided tours available.
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