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Ponce History Museum, Ponce

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History Museum Museum
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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  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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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  • Seemed really good info and all in Spanish- ALL.
  • Great place to vist
  • Nice history centre, and workers are helpful
  • great exhibits and great coffee. They even have soy, almond ans coconut milk.
  • Very informative, learned a lot about Ponce and PR.

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