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El Museo Castillo Serralles, Ponce

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Discover the history of the sugar cane and rum industries and their impact on the economy of Puerto Rico at El Museo Castillo Serralles. Through a guided tour of the 1930s refurbished building, explore the buildings four floors. The ground floor houses the museum's rum and sugar cane exhibits. The second and third floors are home to the castle owner’s former library, living room, dining room, kitchen, and sleeping quarters, furnished to resemble the grandeur of the 1930s. The fourth-floor terrace provides captivating views of the city. On the grounds you can visit the Japanese garden as well as the butterfly garden. By using our Ponce trip itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to El Museo Castillo Serralles and other attractions in Ponce.
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  • History of Don Q. Great museum of Castillo Serralles to visit and get to know some history of Don Q.  more »
  • This is an amazing place full of rich history of Ponce city and its industrial beginnings. Is very easy to get there and plenty signs to help you , and even prices posted easily for your choice of tic...  more »
  • You may have seen this place on the famous show Wear the Dress for a wedding. But let me tell you, the admission plus the tour was not worth the trip if you are staying in San Juan. As you arrive ther...  more »
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  • It's a lovely museum filled with the history of one of the biggest families of Ponce. The Japanese garden its gorgeous and peaceful. Easily will come back just for the garden.
  • I have visited this site twice now and enjoyed it even more each time. It is a quick history of the family who lived there and originally began the Don Q Rum industry. Easy to find way up on the high mountainside. The view from here is spectacular. Overlooks the whole of Ponce. Superb guides. Explain every detail. Stop at the bar and sample the rum before purchase. Enjoyed the movie as well as the walk throughout. No photography within the residence.
  • It was a beautiful experience and the view was amazing from the cross. The castle was beautiful and I recommend it to everyone.
  • Beautiful place to go. Great views. The landscape is beautiful. You have to go.
  • Was hoping to learn more about my favorite rum Don Q but the tour is just the history of the family repeated over and over. No pictures are allowed inside the house/castle. The tour also isn't very long and the ticket to get in was not cheap. It seemed more like an infomercial to get more money out of us. The very first thing they show is a video on having weddings, birthday parties and grad parties at the estate and then in the middle of the tour you're taken into a room with very modern art and told by the guide all the work is for sale. The gift shop has very little to offer. My dad was hoping to get a Don Q hat similar to the bartenders we have seen at bars but we were unable to find really any Don Q merch. Left feeling very dissatisfied and disappointed.