Museo De Casa BlancaCurrently Open [Closes at 04:30 pm]
- Address: Calle San Sebastian 1 | Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
- Timings: 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
- Phone: +1-7877251454
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, View Point, Historical Site, Tourist Center, Architecture
Casa Blanca or the ‘White House’ was the first building built in 1521. It was built as a house for Ponce de Leon but he died before it could be completed. His descendants stayed till the 18th century. It was later a military station during the Spanish American Wars. It was in 1967 the Puerto Rican government took over its maintenance and later declared it as historical monument. Now a museum the Casa Blanca still houses everything in the same way as it was then. The furniture, the decor, the rooms from the 16th century all kept in pristine condition. The house also offers a stunning view of the San Juan bay form the gardens outside.
- Entry is free.
- The gardens are open seven days a week : 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- Ask locals for direction, drive or walk if possible.
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6.42% of people who visit San Juan include Museo De Casa Blanca in their plan
37.5% of people start their Museo De Casa Blanca visit around 08 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Museo De Casa Blanca
50% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Museo De Casa Blanca
Loved this place! It's nice to see this historical site and read the story behind it. The staff are knowledgeable to answer my questions.
Very nice and well kept museum. It probably needs more publicity. Definitely recommend it.
It was so cool, I learnd so much that I didn't know! Totally recommend visiting
Beautiful views! Amazing Gardens! Wonderful expierience everytime. I went here with my art class and it was phenomenal! I would totally recomend to come on down here!
Gorgeous colonial palace with sweeping views of san juan bay and a serene water garden.