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Santos y Leyendas Puertorriqueñas

Espacio Arana - Viejo San Juan
Mayo 24, 2018

El Dr. José Guillermo Torres hablará sobre Leyendasde Puerto Rico y la talla de Santos a las 7 de la noche en el Espacio Arana en en el Viejo San Juan.

Santeros de Orocovis

Centro Cultural de Orocovis Dec 2016/Jan 2017

Santos from Museo de los Santos permanent collection were displayed as part of a special exhibition in Galeria San Juan Bautista in Orocovis, Puerto Rico from December 2016 - January 2017.

Presented as a complement to the annual Encuentro de Santeros, the exhibition featured antique and contemporary carvings of carvers from the Orocovis area.

Since Orocovis is the geographic center of the island - high up in the mountains of Puerto Rico - it is a center of Puerto Rican and 'Jibero' (country folk) traditions.

If you want to spend a day in a very traditional Puerto Rican town - check out Disfruta Orocovis website or their Disfruta Orocovis page on Facebook.   Both sites have information on events, museums, restaurants and activities for a great day in Orocovis!

Video published courtesy of Disfruta Orocovis.

Santeros Puertorriqueños

Galeria San Juan Bautista: Old San Juan - Dec 2015 / May 2016

Special Exhibition for San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz.

Museo de los Santos collection was featured in a special exhibition in San Juan City Hall facing Old San Juan's Plaza de Armas to coincide with our Christmas season (the Guinness Book of Records Longest Christmas in the World!) and Three Kings Day.

The exhibition was curated by the Museum of San Juan with a series of 'floating displays' organized by santero (carver).


Film Location - 2012

Banco Popular Commercial

The collection was used a a backdrop to a commercial for Popular Mortgage featuring employees, tradition & culture.


Encuentro de Santeros - Orocovis, Puerto Rico - 2008

Saturdays & Sundays 11am-4pm
We may be at the museum for special projects on Fridays but hours are not scheduled.  Call 787-455-4217 to make sure our staff is at MUSAN.

MUSAN Admission
Adults: $6 / Students $3
Free Admission for NARM* and MUSAN Members

Private & Group Tours

Available any day by appointment! Regular Admission Applies with a minimum of $30. Call 787-455-4216 or email to schedule visits!

NARM* MEMBERS: Private tours available any day by appointment at no charge! Contact at 787-455-4216 or to schedule your visit!

*NARM: North American Reciprocal Museum Association allows members of participating museums (including MUSAN) to visit other NARM museums with FREE admission and discounts in museum shops.

Coming in November 2023

AirBnb Experiences (reserve at
Monday 8pm: Museum Tour & Bomba/Plena at Nearby Bar
5 minute walk to nearby bar with traditional afro-Caribbean music
(food/drinks not included). 
Reserve at AirBnb Experiences


1673 Avenue Ponce de Leon, San Juan, PR 00909

Located near 787Coffee, Leonardos, Hotel San Jorge & BASE Co-working.

MUSAN Executive Offices
456 Calle Saldaña, San Juan, PR 00909

787-455-4216 - English/Spanish
787-455-4217 - Español/Inglés

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MUSAN - Museo de los Santos y Arte Nacional is operated by Museo de los Santos Inc. 

 Museo de los Santos Inc is  a certified nonprofit organization under the Puerto Rico Internal Revenue Code Section 1101.01 & qualifies for Law 20/22 annual contributions, as well as under the United States Federal Internal Revenue Service IRS Code Section 501(c)(3). 

Click here for .pdf version of 1101.01 certification from Hacienda de Puerto Rico

Click here for .pdf version of 1501(c)(3) certification from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Click here for donations for Puerto Rico Ley 22 and Act 60

Museo de los Santos is a participant in the Nuestro Barrio project sponsored by Sacred Heart University.

Nuestro Barrio es un proyecto de la Universidad del Sagrado Corazón operado con apoyo del National Endowment for the Arts y el Economic Development Administration.

MUSAN participates in Giving Tuesday.   Donations for Ley 22 and Act 60 Contributions - Puerto Rico - Hacienda