The Caparra Archeological Site is a National Historic Landmark that encompasses the location and significant remains of Puerto Rico’s first capital – some of the oldest evidence of the Spanish in the “New World.” The archeological site at Caparra has provided information that has been instrumental in understanding early construction materials and techniques in Puerto Rico, as well as Spanish colonialism in the Caribbean Island region.
The Caparra Archeological Site is a National Historic Landmark located along Rd. #2 at kilometer 6.2, in Guaynabo, PR. The site features a small museum, the Museum of the Conquest and Colonization of Puerto Rico (Museo de la Conquista y Colonizaciòn), open weekdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Please call the museum at 787-781-4795 for more information.