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San Juan Sights

Galería Nacional

  • 98 Calle Norzagaray Map It
  • Educational Institution

Updated 04/22/2014

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Built by Dominican friars in 1523, this convent—the oldest in Puerto Rico—once served as a shelter during Carib Indian attacks and, more recently, as headquarters for the Antilles command of the U.S. Army. The beautifully restored building contains the Galería Nacional, which showcases the collection of the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture. Arranged chronologically, the museum traces the development of Puerto Rican art over the centuries, from José Campeche and

Francisco Oller to Rafael Tufiño and Myrna Báez. At the time of this writing, the museum is temporarily closed due to renovation.

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Sight Information

Address:

98 Calle Norzagaray, San Juan, 00902, Puerto Rico

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Phone:

787-977–8108

Sight Details:

  • $3
  • Tues.–Sat. 9:30–noon and 1–5

Updated 04/22/2014

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