Casa Blanca Museum
Casa Blanca Museum
4.5
8:00 AM - 11:45 AM, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 11:45 AM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:45 AM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 11:45 AM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 11:45 AM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 11:45 AM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Built in 1521 as a home for Governor Juan Ponce de Leon, today this historic landmark contains two interesting museums of Indian and colonial artifacts.
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I-heart-my-passport
Detroit Native-Nashville Resident89 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
There’s some to see inside, especially the window views from the rooms. But, the garden of brick arches with water features are the star with beautiful views of the ocean - it’s like a maze, and free.
Written 30 January 2024
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Annerly777
London, UK262 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Don’t miss this place! The gardens are open all day and are free. There is a small fee to enter the house (definitely worth visiting) which closes at lunch time. The property is in a spectacular location, very atmospheric and full of history. It’s very close to the main museums and del Morro but many visitors miss it.

Allow time to explore and sit in the gardens. On a hot day the shaded gardens by the fountains are a beautiful relief. Very Instagramable.
Written 26 January 2024
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Maria T
17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Increíble experience!!! It is so beautiful! If you go to Puerto Rico you must go to Casa Blanca. It takes you back in time!
Written 20 January 2024
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Sierra
19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
This place needs more recognition! It was a little run down but there was some old furniture inside. The gardens were so beautiful! This was one of our favorite places in San Juan. I think it was $5 a person.
Written 6 July 2023
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Trella S
55 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
We finally made it to see this historic residence on our third trip to OSJ. We were there for maybe 30 relaxing minutes. It was $5 each. There is ancient architecture, history, a beautiful view of the ocean, and a lovely garden. A few of the Save a Gato cats were roaming. In fact, one served as our guide of the house. The garden is peaceful and lovely with fountains, and we waited out a brief rainshower in a little chapel area where the public restrooms are. Worth a stop if you have time and love old buildings ...this one was started in 1524 I believe.
Written 4 February 2023
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LSQRD1
Kent, OH821 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
The small gardens are lovely with a truly outstanding fountain. The house itself was interesting but there was very little information provided and we did not learn much. Worth a very quick stop if you are near but check the hours .
Written 23 July 2022
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Laura R
Guttenberg, NJ300 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
This is a small house that was originally built for Ponce de Leon. The grounds are well kept, and the flowers are beautiful. The museum is a few rooms, with some furniture. The views are beautiful. It takes about an hour, at most. Well worth it.
Written 2 May 2022
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jehenson81
Washington DC, DC24,884 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021 • Solo
This house was originally built for Juan Ponce de Leon, however he never got the chance to live there. His son on the other hand did. Over the course of three hundred years, the house expanded and changed purposes. From house, to military installation, back to a house and then finally a museum. I was fascinated that it was the home of the US military commander on the island for a time. They have done an excellent job of restoring it and the first floor is laid out like a typical house for the time.
Written 13 November 2021
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maxpaste
Mechanicsburg, PA1,135 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 • Couples
This is a hidden gem that we really enjoyed. It’s not huge but the history inside is amazing. The view from the house is great, as are all of the artifacts inside. They’ve done a nice job preserving this house that was intended for Ponce De Leon
Written 7 July 2021
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stork90
Mount Juliet, TN1,390 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021
We thought the wall cut-aways covered in plexiglass were an interesting way to show the different methods of building, as well as to show how the house has grown "organically". All signs were in both Spanish and English. Even though it's pretty small and bare as far as museums go, we found it very interesting to see the period furnishings from the 17th - 19th centuries. The grounds are peaceful and gorgeous, giving you a secluded feeling despite being in San Juan.
Written 9 January 2021
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