The Complete List of Latino Museums

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To create this comprehensive list of Latino museums we included museums that identify themselves as Latino or have extensive programs of exhibits with Latino content. We also included museums that identify as Hispanic: these generally exhibit on topics and artifacts relevant to the Spanish colonial era.

This list is based on Museum Environments’s years of experience providing design services to the Latino museum community as well as  our work with the Latino Network of the American Alliance of Museums. Many of the Latino Network members contributed  information on their own institutions. Much of this information hasn’t been published online until now.


Arizona Latino Arts aria Cultural Center ALAC
147 E Adam St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tel. 602-254-9817
(email contact through website)


Arte Américas
1630 Van Ness
Fresno,CA 93721
Tel: 559-266-2623

Casa Dolores
1023 Bath Street (between Carrillo and Figueroa)
Santa Barbara, California 93101
Tel. (805) 963-1032

Galería de la Raza
2857 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Tel. 415 826-8009

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
501 North Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tel. 213 542 6200

Molaa Museum of Latin American Art
628 Alamitos Avenue,
Long Beach, CA 90802
Tel. 562.437.1689
(email contact through website)

Self Help Graphics & Art
1300 East First Street
Boyle Heights, CA 90033
Tel. (323) 881-6444


Museo de las Americas
861 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, Colorado 80204
Tel. 303.571.4401


Yale University La Casa Cultural, Latino Cultural Center
301 Crown Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Tel. 203-432-0856


Latin American Art Museum / Gary Nader Art  Center
(Future project of the collector Gary Nader, who presently hold his collection in the Gary Nader Art  Center)
2206 SW 8TH St
Miami, FL 33135
Tel. (305) 644-1127
(email contact through website)

Museo de la Diaspora Cubana /  The American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora
1200 Coral Way
Miami, FL 33145
Tel. 305 529 5400
Email: info@

Ybor Museum
1818 North AVenue,
Tampa Bay Fl.33605
Tel. 813 247 6323
(email contact through website)


National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 W. 19th Street
Chicago , IL 60608
Tel. 312.738.1503

National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture
3015 West Division Street
Chicago, Illinois 60622
Tel. 773.486.8345


Inquilinous Boricuas en Acción, Villa Victoria Center for the Arts
405 Shawmut Ave., Boston, MA 02118
Tel. (617) 927-1707


El Museo del Norte Boulevard House
412 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48216


El Museo Latino
4701 South 25 Street
Omaha, NE 68107
Tel.  (402) 731-1137


Museo Hispano de Nevada, Hispanic Museum of Nevada
3680 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada 89169
Tel. 702 773 2203

New Mexico

Coronado Historic Site
485 Kuaua,
Bernalillo, NM 87004

El Camino Real Historic Trail Site
PO Box 175
Socorro, NM 87801
Tel. 575 854 3600

El Rancho de las Golondrinas
334 Los Pinos Road,
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Tel. (505) 471-2261

Millicent Rogers Museum
1504 Millicent Rogers Road
Taos, New Mexico 87571
Tel. 575 7582462

National Hispanic Cultural Center
1701 4th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Tel. (505) 246-2261

South Broadway Cultural Center
1025 Broadway Blvd SE,
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Tel. (505) 848-1320

Spanish Colonial Arts Society
PO Box 5378
Santa Fe, NM 87502-5378
Tel. 505 982 2226



New York

Americas Society
680 Park Avenue
New York, NY, 10021
Tel. 212-249-8950

El Museo del Barrio gallery in New York City:  The Museo’s exhibit program and gallery are designed to educate its diverse public in the richness of Caribbean and Latin American arts and cultural history.

El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue (At 104th Street)
New York NY, 10029
Tel. 212.831.7272

El Taller Boricua
Julia de Burgos Cultural Center
1680 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10029
Tel. 212 831 4333

Instituto Cervantes
211 East 49th Street.
New York, NY 10017
Tel. 212.308.7720

Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA)
The Cornerstone Center, 178 Bennett Avenue,
3rd Floor, New York,  NY 10040
Email through the website
Tel: 212 568-4396,

The Hispanic Society
613 West 155th Street
New York, NY 10032-7597
Tel. (212) 926-2234


Taller Puertorriqueño
2600 North 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133
Tel. 215 426 3311

Puerto Rico ( We have included all art, cultural and historical museums in Puerto Rico.)  

Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña
Apartado 9024184
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00902-4184
Tel. 787-724-0700
The Institute manages the following museum and historical buildings: Casa Luis Muñoz Rivera, Mausoleo Luis Muñoz Rivera, Museo y Parque Histórico Ruinas de Caparra, Museo Casa Wiechers Villaronga, Museo de la Música (Casa Serrallés), Museo de la Masacre de Ponce, Museo Armstrong Poventud, Museo de Arte Religioso Porta Coeli, Museo Casa Blanca, San Jerónimo de Boquerón, Museo de la Farmacia y la Familia, Parque Ceremonial Indígena de Caguana, Museo Fuerte Conde de Mirasol, Museo Casa Cautiño, Casa Natal José Celso Barbosa
For more information on individual museum go to

A Visual Literacy digital interactive for the ActivArte gallery at the Museum of Art of Puerto Rico

Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico
299 Av. José de Diego,
San Juan, 00909, Puerto Rico
Tel. 787-977 6277
Email contact through the website

Museo de las Américas (a.k.a. Ballaja)
Cuartel de Ballajá
Segundo piso
Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico
Tel. 787-724-5052

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Puerto Rico
Edificio Histórico Rafael M. de Labra
Ave. Juan Ponce de León,
esquina Ave. Roberto H. Todd
Parada 18, Santurce, Puerto Rico

Museo de Arte de Bayamón (inside the Luis A. Ferrer Science Park)
Ave. Comerio, Car. 167 Bayamón ,
Puerto Rico 00961

El Museo de Arte de Ponce
# 2325 Ave. Las Américas,
Ponce, Puerto Rico 00717.

Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico /The Museum of Art of Puerto Rico
299 Av. José de Diego,
San Juan, 00909, Puerto Rico
Tel. 787-977-6277
(email contact through website)

Museo y Centro de Estudios Humanísticos Dra. Josefina Camacho de la Nuez (Universidad del Turabo)
carretera 189 Km. 3.3 Gurabo.
Puerto Rico
Tel. 787 743 7979
Email contact through the website

Museo Francisco Oller
Cll Degetau,
Bayamón, 00961, Puerto Rico
Tel. 787 785-6010
no website and email available

Museo de Historia, Antropología y Arte de Río Piedras (Universidad de Puerto Rico)
Av. Universidad, San Juan, 00931, Puerto Rico
Tel. 787 763-3939

Museo de la Música Puertorriqueña
20, 42 Cll Isabel,
Ponce, 00730, Puerto Rico
no website
Tel. 787-290-6617

El Museo del Niño (San Juan) has sadly closed.
El Museo de Nuetras Raices Africanas is also closed. The Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña will reopen it as “Museo de la Mujer y el Hombre Negro de Puerto Rico” at an unknown date.

El Museo del Niño Carolina
Avenida Campo Rico intersección Ave. Fidalgo Diaz Carolina 00983, Avenida Campo Rico, Carolina, Puerto Rico
Tel. 787-257-0261
(email contact through website)

Para la Naturaleza/Conservation Trust de Puerto Rico
(The trust protects and manages the following historical sites: Cabezas de San Juan, Casa Ramón Power y Giralt, Hacienda Buena Vista, Hacienda Esperenza and numerous natural reserves.)
155 Calle Tetuán
Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901
Tel. 787.722.5834
Email: info@paralanaturaleza. org

Centro de Artes Gallery
City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture
101 S. Santa Rosa
San Antonio, TX 78207
Tel. 206-ARTS (2787)

Neighborhoods and Shared Memories/Nuestros vecindarios sus memorias is a bilingual oral history exhibit composed of cherished photographs, personal mementos and keepsakes from past and present residents of Chihuahuita and El Segundo Barrio. (See more about Bilingual Exhibits.)

El Paso Museo of History
510 N. Santa Fe St.
El Paso, Texas 79901
Tel. 915 212 0320
Email contact through website

The Instituto de Cultura Hispánica de Corpus Christi
1617 N. Chaparral
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Tel. 361-879-0336

Latino Cultural Center
2600 Live Oak St
Dallas TX 75204
Tel. 214.671.0045

Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center
1300 Guadalupe Street
San Antonio, TX 78207
Tel. 210.271.3151

Mexic Arte Museum
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2273, Austin, TX 78768
Physical Address: 419 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701
Telephone: (512) 480-9373

Washington DC

Anacostia Community Museum
(This museum has recently produced exhibits of Latino content)
1901 Fort Pl SE, Washington, DC 20020
Tel. 202 633 4820

Art Museum of the Americas
201 18th Street NW
Washington DC 20006
202 370 0147

Smithsonian Latino CenterPanamanian Passages/Pasjes Panameños: A temporary exhibit at Smithsonian Centro Dillon Ripley with new strategies of treating bilingual text.  

Smithsonian Latino Center
Capital Gallery
600 Maryland Ave., SW
Suite 7042 MRC 512
Washington, DC 20024
Tel. 202 633-1240

Mexican Cultural Institute
2829 16th Street NW DC
Tel. 202 728-1628

Museums With Latino Collections 
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard
New York, NY 10037-1801
Tel. (212) 491-2200

905 Wilshire Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Tel. 323 857-6000
Collection: Art of the Ancient Americas

The National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center, New York
Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House
One Bowling Green
New York, NY 10004

Phoenix Art Museum
McDowell Road & Central Avenue
1625 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tel. 602 257 1222

Fine Arts Center Colorado Springs
30 West Dale Street
Colorado Springs,
CO 80903
Tel. 719.634.5583

Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Latin American Art and Pre-Columbian Art
1001 Bissonnet Houston, Texas 77005
Tel. 713.639.7300

LUAG • Lehigh University Art Gallery
Latin American Art
420 E. Packer Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Tel. 610-758-3615

Smithsonian Museum of American History
Teodoro Vidal Collection

Arthur Roy Mitchell Memorial Museum of Western Art
Collection of Spanish colonial art
150 East Main St.
Trinidad, Colorado 81082
Tel. 719-846-4224
Email form through website



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