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Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Puerto Rico

Av. Ponce de Leon | corner of Av. R. H. Todd, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 787-977-4030
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Small but interesting

Adults will like this infinitely more than kids or teens. The collection here is small but... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
michigantraveler05
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michigan
A Charming Contemporary Art Museum in Santurce

Visiting this museum was magical. It is housed in an old school in the hip, scruffy Santurce... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
Susan M
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New York City, New York
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Av. Ponce de Leon | corner of Av. R. H. Todd, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Adults will like this infinitely more than kids or teens. The collection here is small but interesting. Remember that it's contemporary and keep your mind open. Building was clean and affordable. Perfect too for a rainy-day adventure if you can't hit the beach.

Thank michigantraveler05
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Visiting this museum was magical. It is housed in an old school in the hip, scruffy Santurce neighborhood. Friendly, elderly Puerto Ricans guard the galleries, which are installed in the old classrooms. You open the door to the classrooms and enter a world of wonders....More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

PR isn't exactly a hotbed of contemporary art, and the permanent collection is definitely a mixed bag. However, at $5 admission why not give it a go; there's certainly enough to entertain you for an hour or so. Looks like they have some decent special...More

Thank thornsolo
Reviewed 19 June 2016

This Art Museum is one of my favorites! The Building itself is beautiful. It used to be a school and was converted into the museum (the school is now next door). The architecture is honestly really beautiful. It has a nice collection of modern art....More

Thank Gina M
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We explored this museum after walking here from the Puerto Rico Museum of Art, about a mile away in the same Santurce neighborhood. The Contemporaneo has several rotating exhibitions at any one time, and a number of the ones we caught this time were terrific....More

1  Thank bergwalker
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

This is a small art museum, well worth a visit. We came by on a Saturday when there was a wedding being held in the courtyard. This added to the experience, as we could view the wedding from the surrounding hallways which opened to the...More

Thank EFC356
Reviewed 25 August 2015

A nice collection of artists especially Spanish and Latin American. Fine location and parking garage. Walk around the area to see impressive sculptures.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 9 June 2015

The museum represents a breath of fresh air in an otherwise tainted community, where cultural and social differences clash constantly; these clashes make the museum necessary, however. The building has been beautifully refurbished and the personnel in the galleries are all attentive, yet unobtrusive. I...More

4  Thank Boricuizzi
Reviewed 19 March 2015

An excelent evening. Easy to find if you are not familiar with the area, parking on site and very helpful employees. This was a school turned into a Museum...beautiful construction. I did not see handicapped access, but I did see elevators!

Thank AngiePuertoRico
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Great building. Eclectic collection: new art, political art, historical art, questionable art. Most translated into English, but not all. Very friendly & helpful guides. Small gift shop. No cafe. We spent 2 hours there including a picnic lunch. Tip: you can park on the grounds...More

1  Thank M R K
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