Ponce History Museum, Ponce

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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. Arrange your visit to Ponce History Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Ponce using our Ponce day trip planning website .
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  • This was my favorite museum in Ponce. Great variety of interesting themes and exhibits. There are also lots of cultural references, including the movie West Side Story, which was really my first intro...  more »
  • My wife and I both seniors visited here on a recent Caribbean cruise. Originally we were going to just stay on the ship but decided to take cab into town $10. and we are glad we did. very few cruise s...  more »
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  • Low key but very informative and well curated. The guide was great!
  • Enjoy the place being a local that lived away many years. Only a few things were translated to english. Beautiful and well kept house and museum.
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