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La Casa del Libro

255-257 Calle Del Santo Cristo, San Juan 00901-1518, Puerto Rico
+1 787-723-0354
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A Let Down

I visited the museum to see some of the very old books I had read about. Nothing like that was... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
emkute
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Chicago, Illinois
Quiet and Quaint

My husband and I enjoyed going to this small museum. When we went, they were still renovating their... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
MeghanAnnRose
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San Antonio, Texas
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This 18th-century house displays the art of printing and bookmaking, plus offers a collection of rare books, including some more than 400 years old.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
14 Feb 2018
“A Let Down”
30 Aug 2016
“Quiet and Quaint ”
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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255-257 Calle Del Santo Cristo, San Juan 00901-1518, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

I visited the museum to see some of the very old books I had read about. Nothing like that was available. The implication was that these items were stored off site and viewing had to be arranged in advance which was typically restricted to scholars....More

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed going to this small museum. When we went, they were still renovating their permanent home so we didn't see much, but what we did see was presented to us with a personal touch and attention to us as patrons that...More

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LCdLPR, Front Office Manager at La Casa del Libro, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

We appreciate your review. We hope to see you soon!

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This was a great experience and totally unexpected. The curator was very knowledgeable about the collection as well as the gallery of prints by Puerto Rican artist, Fernando Santiago Camacho. It was amazing to see books from the 14th century. This will be a highlight...More

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LCdLPR, Front Office Manager at La Casa del Libro, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

We appreciate your review! We hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

This tiny museum is located in a temporary gallery space awaiting a new home. The curator brought down select books and we perused them with great explanations. The books were treasures and this was a very nice personal nexperience.

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LCdLPR, Public Relations Manager at La Casa del Libro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Thank you!

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Reviewed 24 August 2015

I found out that the museum is open in a temporary location while its original building on Calle Cristo is being restored. The temporary location is #199 del Callejon de la Capilla (a Callejon is a little pedestrian side street). You access the callejon from...More

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LCdLPR, Public Relations Manager at La Casa del Libro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2016

Thank you Sonny!

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Reviewed 17 August 2013

If you see books and typography as works of art, you will want to visit La Casa Del Libro. The museum has a large collection of silk screen, wood cut illustrations, and fine books and manuscripts from before the 15th century to 20th century, but...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2012

The Museum is small but full of many interesting things. Spectacular to spend some time exploring history.

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