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Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce

(4.7/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Survey more than 4,000 European and Latin American art pieces at Museo de Arte de Ponce, the largest art museum in the Caribbean. Puerto Rican industrialist Luis A. Ferre opened the museum in 1965, incorporating his own massive collection of European art. Admire an array of notable pre-Raphaelite paintings, Italian and Spanish collections, and works by distinguished local artists. See pieces by famous painters such as Rubens, Murillo, and Delacroix, and check out the temporary exhibits often hosted here. See Museo de Arte de Ponce and all Ponce has to offer by arranging your trip with our Ponce travel itinerary maker.
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  • We travelled from San Juan in the morning and had a guided tour in English of the museum. Located in a beautiful building designed by a famous architect the collection spanned much of the history of a...  more »
  • Visited this jewel with a group of students. Our ninety minute tour allowed us to view and learn about some of the most important pieces in this collection. The museum is well designed, quiet and beau...  more »
  • Excellent exhibitions and collections. Great Cafe. Refine assistants. Accessible location. An experience that you will enjoy greatly.  more »
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  • Perfect for a rainy day outing!! Great works of art and cool layout, especially the upstairs. Love all the different gardens. Highly recommend going soon during the Isabel exhibit. Amazing history told through the art and there are dresses and other clothing to dress up in and take pictures with the art in the exhibit! Super cool and fun
  • There are regularly new and different exhibitions. Students of UPR-Ponce and PUCPR do not have to pay the entrance fee.
  • It is good and interesting. Im not a museum person, but the only reason i give a 3 stars is because they dont let video cameras inside.
  • It's no smithsonian, but it was very high quality, beautiful art. I had wished that some of the pieces had a little more back story to them, but the ones that did were very informative an interesting. All of the signs are in English and Spanish. The price is very reasonable, and if you are a student there is a discount. I would say that this is a must-see site in Ponce.
  • Impressive collection of 16th and 17th century art housed in a state ot the art facility. Friendly and informative staff. Free parking. A must see.