Things To Do

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Felisa Rincon of Gautier Museum

As the first female major of San Juan, Felisa Rincón de Gautier was a trailblazer for women in Puerto Rican politics. She was known for her dedication to social causes such as women's suffrage, as well as her flair for personal style, and for her Christmas initiatives, which included having planeloads of snow flown in for local children. Call ahead to stop by her museum-home, which can be found in Old San Juan close to the San Juan Gate, a San Juan landmark.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Museum of History, Anthropology and Art

This museum is located within the University of Puerto Rico's Rio Piedras campus, in the municipality of Rio Piedras, San Juan. Visitors can take a look at Puerto Rican history, anthropology and art, while guided tours and conferences are among the available activities at the museum.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Sports Museum of Puerto Rico

Visitors can stop by the Sports Museum of Puerto Rico in Guaynabo – part of the San Juan metropolitan area and accessible by car – to learn about great Puerto Rican sportspeople. Noteworthy athletes from past and present that have ties to Puerto Rico include baseball players, boxers,and track and field athletes, many of whom are represented amid the museum's exhibits.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Museum of the Americas

This museum is housed inside the Ballajá Barracks which is one of Old San Juan's architectural landmarks. The barracks used to be infantry barracks, but is now home to the Museum of the Americas on its second floor, where visitors can find out more about Puerto Rican history. There are a handful of places to eat nearby for those who want to try some delicious local dishes.