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 was in San Juan for work. Had time one day to stop by here as it was near my hotel, and I was totally shocked how great it was. Amazing pieces and the people working there were so friendly!  more »
  • Our taxi dropped us off here and we toured the museum. It is nice and offers some interesting Puertorican artists' works. Generally, it was much smaller than some American art museums we have visited.  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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