The family of Puerto Rico's first governor, Ponce de Leon, built
the historic homestead of Casa Blanca in 1523 and then went on to
inhabit it for 250 years. It was subsequently taken over by the
Spanish and then the United States military. Today, the mansion
house contains two museums. A small section is dedicated to
artefacts associated with the Taino Indians, while the rest of the
house depicts the life of those who lived there through the 16th,
17th and 18th centuries.
Address: San Sebastian Street, Old San Juan Telephone: 724 4102 Opening Time: Open Tuesday to Sunday from 9am to 12pm, and 1pm to
4.30pm. Guided tours (by appointment only) run from Tuesday to
Friday Admission: US$2 (adults), US$1 (children)
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