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Where to go in Puerto Rico: Metropolitan San Juan




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This article is from the Puerto Rico FAQ, by Zeydy Ortiz Laureano zortizl@eos.ncsu.edu with numerous contributions by others.

Where to go in Puerto Rico: Metropolitan San Juan

 
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      PLACE                   TELEPHONE NUMBER     HOURS OF OPERATION
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    * GREEN PARKS:

      > BOTANICAL GARDEN      (787) 763-4408       Tu-Su: 9:00am-5:00pm
     
      > CENTRAL PARK OF BAYAMON  (787) 798-8191    Tu-Su: 9:00am-6:00pm

      > MUNOZ MARIN PARK      (787) 763-0568       Tu-Su: 9:00am-5:30pm
        
      > MUNOZ RIVERA PARK                          Daily
         
    * RECREATIONAL PARKS:
         
      > CENTRAL PARK          (787) 722-1646       M: 2:00pm-10:00pm
                                                   Tu-Th: 8:00am-10:00pm
                                                   F: 8:00am-9:00pm
                                                   Sa-Su: 8:00am-6:00pm
       
      > PLAZA ACUATICA        (787) 754-9500       Water Park & passive
                                                   areas open Sa-Su: 10:00am
                                                   Passive Areas also
                                                   open F: from 3:00pm
        
      > PUBLIC BEACHES        (787) 722-1551       Tu-Su: 9:00am-5:00pm
      Beaches in Escambron, Puerta de Tierra; Isla Verde, Carolina; Punta
      Salinas, Cata~no
      
    * RECREATIONAL AREAS:
          
      > CABRAS ISLAND         (787) 729-6960       Daily
 
      > CONDADO LAGOON
   
      > PIN~ONES FOREST       (787) 724-3647       Daily: 8:00am-4:30pm
   
    * MUSEUMS:
 
      > CAPARRA RUINS         (787) 781-4795       Daily: 9:00am-4:00pm
   
      > FRANCISCO OLLER AND   (787) 798-8191       M-F: 8:00am-noon,
        HISTORY MUSEUM                             1:00pm-4:00pm
          
      > HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF CAGUAS (787) 746-0669 M-F: 8:00am-3:00pm
         
      > JOSE CELSO BARBOSA    (787) 798-8191       M-F: 8:00am-noon,
        MUSEUM                                     1:00pm-4:00pm
    
      > LUIS A. FERRE         (787) 740-6868       W-F: 8:00am-4:00pm
        SCIENCE PARK                               Sa-Su: 10:00am-6:00pm
      Museums of geology/physical sciences, archaeology, transportation and 
      natural sciences, health pavilion 
        
      > LUIS MUNOZ MARIN      (787) 755-7979       Tu-Sa: 9:00am-3:00pm
        ARCHIVES, MUSEUM AND GARDENS 
    
      > MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY (787) 268-0049      M-F: 9:00am-4:00pm
        PUERTO RICAN ART 
        at the Sacred Heart University
  
      > SAN JERONIMO FORT     (787) 724-5949       W-Su: 9:30am-noon,
                                                   1:00pm-4:30pm
      Includes a  small military museum
  
      > MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY, (787) 764-0000     Sa: 8:00am-3:30pm
        HISTORY AND ART         Ext. 2452
        at the University of Puerto Rico
        
    * OTHER SITES:
       
      > BACARDI RUM PLANT     (787) 788-1500       M-Sa: 9:00am-11:00am
                                                   noon-4:00pm
      Expanded tours of plant, small museum and grounds
         
      > CLUB GALLISTICO       (787) 791-1557       Sa: 2:00pm-9:00pm
      Cockfighting
        
      > EL NUEVO COMANDANTE   (787) 724-6060       W,F,Su, holidays: 12:30pm
        RACETRACK (horseracing)                    races from 2:15pm
        
      > PUBLIC MARKETPLACES                        Daily
      Local fruits, vegetables, and products
 

 

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