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Ponce Art Museum

The 'Museo de Arte de Ponce' contains the largest art collection in the Caribbean, housed in a building designed by Edward Durrell Stone, who designed the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The impressive building is comprised of seven interconnected hexagons topped with glass cupolas. Inside are more than 1,000 paintings and 400 sculptures covering classical, ancient and contemporary works. Among the prizes of the collection are works by Velasquez, Rubens and Rodin. Puerto Rican art also features strongly.

Address: 2325 Avenue Las Americas

E-mail: map@museoarteponce.org

Website: www.museoarteponce.org

Telephone: (787) 848-0505

Opening times: Open daily from 10am to 6pm (closed on Tuesdays)

Admission: US$5 (adults), US$2.50 (children under 12).