Espacio Emergente

Top choice in San Juan

Close to the Museo de Arte Francisco Oller, this modern museum features thought-provoking work from emerging artists in Puerto Rico and beyond, including, painting, sculptures and installations. It also hosts regular artists-in-residence.

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Nearby San Juan attractions

1. Museo de Arte Francisco Oller

0.07 MILES

Located in the former city hall on the plaza of Bayamón’s historic district, this art museum pays tribute to native son Francisco Oller (1833–1917), one…

2. Parque de las Ciencias Luis A Ferré

0.84 MILES

A veritable smorgasbord of family-friendly museums and exhibits plus a minizoo are housed in the expansive Parque de las Ciencias. Kids learn about…

3. Caparra Archaeological Site

2.78 MILES

Only the foundations of a small fortress remain at Caparra, the site of Juan Ponce de León’s first Puerto Rican settlement, established in 1508. Located…

4. Casa Bacardí Rum Factory


The ‘Cathedral of Rum’ sits in vast grounds near the mouth of San Juan Bay. Three signature tours (45 minutes to 1½ hours) are offered throughout the week…

5. El Arsenal


On the point called La Puntilla, this low fortress is a former Spanish naval station, and the last place to house Spanish forces after the US victory in…

6. Fuente Raíces

5.13 MILES

At the waterfront end of Paseo de la Princesa, this fountain was built to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Spain's 'discovery' of the New World. The…

7. Capilla del Cristo

5.16 MILES

Since 1780, tens of thousands of penitents have come to pray for miracles at the Capilla del Cristo, the tiny sanctuary at the end of a pedestrian street…

8. La Princesa

5.16 MILES

Built against the outside wall of the city, this long, gray and white building, once a jail, now houses the headquarters of the Puerto Rico Tourism…