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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A quaint museum that provides you the very rich history of Ponce and after seeing this museum you will understand why they say Pomce es Ponce more »
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... more »
Probably the best experience we had while visiting Ponce in 2 days! We were greatly welcomed in this museum. All the expositions were written in Spanish but the guide who was bilingual offer us a tour, just for the 2 of us, explaining everything of the rich history of Ponce ! He answered every question we had and give us a good overview of the colonial and current history of Puerto Rico. Do not miss that, it's free.
My girlfriend and I got practically a private tour of the museum from one of the curators. The vast majority of the exhibits, everything is in Spanish with no translation, which we didn't know coming in. The curator was bilingual and gave us an awesome tour though so we had a great visit! Easily the nicest museum we visited in Ponce, gave us a good grasp on the history of Ponce and Puerto Rico in general
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