Ponce History Museum, Ponce

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#4 of 6 in Museums in Ponce
The most complete history museum of the country, Ponce History Museum offers insight into the development of Puerto Rico from its first Taino inhabitants to the present day. Start your tour with the first exhibition hall, and learn about the nature of the country, the mountains, plains, and climate. Moving on to the ten remaining halls, you'll see a representation of a pre-Hispanic settlement and the different ethnicities that merged together, all the way to contemporary architecture, politics, and culture. To visit Ponce History Museum and get the most from your holiday in Ponce, create itinerary details personal to you using our Ponce tour planner.
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  • July 24, 2017
    While at the Parque de Bombas the worker there told us about this place so we visited. Great museum of the history of the city of Ponce. Lots to see in display on a very old house that was restored ye...  more »
  • June 15, 2017
    This is an old house in the cultural district of Ponce. It is a free attraction in a wonderfully restored house. Each room tells a story about Ponce its development and commerce. It is all in Spanish,...  more »
  • May 7, 2017
    All in Spanish around 4-5 rooms but hey have an English brochure that explains the themes of the interesting displays. Very friendly staff. worth a short look even if you don't speak Spanish and its f...  more »
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  • June 29, 2017
    Seemed really good info and all in Spanish- ALL.
  • June 12, 2017
    Great place to vist
  • June 19, 2017
    Nice history centre, and workers are helpful
  • August 22, 2016
    great exhibits and great coffee. They even have soy, almond ans coconut milk.
  • March 18, 2017
    Very informative, learned a lot about Ponce and PR.

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