Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña
Museo de las Américas
The Museo de las Américas gives an overview of cultural development in the New World. It features changing exhibitions and Caribbean...
First constructed in 1524 as a residence for Puerto Rico’s pioneering governor, Juan Ponce de León (who died before he could move in),...
Cuartel de Ballajá & Museo de las Américas
Built in 1854 as a military barracks, the cuartel is a three-story edifice with large gates on two ends, ample balconies, a series of...
Among the many treasures inside the Cuartel de Ballajá is this fine little cafe which roasts its own coffee beans. Sit outside...
Calle del Morro · interesting places nearby
Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña information
Once a home for the poor, this buff building with green trim houses the executive offices of this institute. Its sheltered plazas are pleasantly tranquil.