Ponce History Museum

Discover the past of Ponce, and how it played a role in the development of the Puerto Rico identity. Guests will be presented a historical and cultural experience from one of the premier museums in Puerto Rico.


Some of the various exhibits at the Ponce History Museum includes such collections as historical documents and maps from early Puerto Rico, as well as paintings and models that help present images of Puerto Rican history. As you walk from exhibit to exhibit, there will also be models and video clips to give you a better idea of the topic, and present a unique insight into the time period. You also have the opportunity to join a guided tour, with guides presenting in both English and Spanish.

Staying Close

Downtown Ponce is a good option for those wishing to visit Ponce History Museum, since visitors to this part of Puerto Rico will have the benefit of easy access to this museum during their time there. There a reasonable number of hotels around the region surrounding this museum.

Hotels near Ponce History Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Ponce Plaza Hotel & Casino Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.6 km) W
Hotel Meliá Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.7 km) SE
Hotel Belgica Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.4 km) SW
Howard Johnson Ponce Hotel 2.4 mi. (4.3 km) E
Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort Resort 2.9 mi. (4.5 km) S
Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino Hotel 4.5 mi. (6.6 km) SW
Quality Inn El Tuque Hotel -- --

Location and What's Nearby

You'll discover a good set of food places to pick from in the general area near the museum. Lola's Eclectic Cuisine, which offers eclectic food, is also the closest restaurant to the museum. The dining establishment is a small distance off, but far-off enough that you will decide to aim for using a means of transport to get there. Also within reach, you and your party will find eateries including Melao and Canela Cafe where you might test out International dishes and enjoy the culture of Puerto Rico.


Operating Hours

The museum is closed on Mondays. During the rest of the week feel free to visit anytime between 8:00am and 4:00pm.


Admission to the museum is free, though they do ask for donations.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 844-7071

Location: 53 Isabel Street, downtown Ponce, Puerto Rico

Email: museodelahistoriadeponce@yahoo.com


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