In the interior of the Island, which is near the city Jayuya, tourists can travel back to the pre-Columbian period when they visit the exclusive Museo El Cemi. The small but impressive structure is shaped as a Taino stone idol. Inside is a vast collection of artifacts that reveal the history of this lost but not forgotten indigenous culture.
It is believed that the Taino were the first people to live in the territory from Puerto Rico, and this Museum keeps the memory of this intriguing and mysterious culture alive. Museo El Cemi is an ideal place to take a quick stop when you’re in the region to hike the mountains or take an air ride from Jayuya’s Aerostatic Balloon.
In the hills of Jayuya, You’ll find the Museo el Cerami. It has an impressive collection of Taino artifacts. The Museum’s structure was designed to resemble a Cemi- one of the Taino gods or people of the Taino.
- Sunday: 9 am-12 pm / 1:30 pm-3:45 pm
- Monday: 9 am-12 pm / 1:30 pm-3:45 pm
- Tuesday: 9 am-12 pm / 1:30 pm-3:45 pm
- Wednesday: 9 am-12 pm / 1:30 pm-3:45 pm
- Thursday: 9 am-12 pm / 1:30 pm-3:45 pm
- Friday: 9 am-12 pm / 1:30 pm-3:45 pm
- Saturday: 9 am-12 pm / 1:30 pm-3:45 pm
PR-144, Jayuya, 00664, Puerto Rico
Phone: +1 787-828-4618
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