University of Puerto Rico Campus

The University of Puerto Rico campus in the Rio Piedras offers several attractions for visitors and non-students. The Museum of History, Anthropology and Art contains archaeological and historical exhibits and holds monthly art exhibitions, and the Art Museum Dr. Pío López Martínez de Cayey has a large collection of Puerto Rican silkscreen posters. The Botanical Gardens in the grounds of the University are a living laboratory, displaying the native flora of Puerto Rico, and containing more than 200 species of tropical and sub-tropical plants as well many sculptures from artists such as Leopoldo Maler, Carlos Guzman and Rolando López Dirube.

Address: Rio Piedras

Telephone: 764 0000 ext 2452 (museum); 763 4408 (gardens)

Opening times: Museum open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4.30pm; and on weekends from 11am to 5pm. Gardens open daily from 6am to 6pm.