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Museo de Las Americas, San Juan

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Museo de Las Americas serves as an art museum dedicated to the Native American tribes from all over the Americas. Observe exhibits detailing the different peoples from around the Americas and where they originated from and lived. A highlight is the bronze castings and statues that display prominent figures from specific tribes. Another room's exhibits display folk art of the indigenous people with several examples. A separate display room focuses on Puerto Rico (instead of the Americas as a whole) and gives a great walkthrough of the indigenous people's history. Plan to visit Museo de Las Americas during your San Juan vacation using our convenient San Juan tour planner.
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  • This wonderful gem of a museum is a must-see while in San Juan. Located on the second floor of the former Spanish army barracks, this museum holds a fascinating variety of indigenous, African... 
    This wonderful gem of a museum is a must-see while in San Juan. Located on the second floor of the former Spanish army barracks, this museum holds a fascinating variety of indigenous, African...  more »
  • The main attractions of Old San Juan are beautiful but have a complex history, and the Museo de Las Americas provides a perfect context through which to understand the city and culture that makes it.....  more
    The main attractions of Old San Juan are beautiful but have a complex history, and the Museo de Las Americas provides a perfect context through which to understand the city and culture that makes it.....  more »
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  • The interior courtyard is gorgeous, unfortunately the museum was closed the day we visited. We were still able to sit and enjoy coffee in the courtyard.
  • Alonso was THE BEST tour guide! I'm so glad that I had a chance to take a tour with him in Antonio Martorell's exhibit! Great museum!

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