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Some of the various exhibits at the Ponce History Museum includes such collections as historical documents and maps from early Puerto Rico, as well as paintings and models that help present images of Puerto Rican history.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

You may enjoy staying in downtown Ponce if you plan on visiting Ponce History Museum, as visitors to this region of Puerto Rico will have the benefit of easy access to this museum for the duration of their trip. Though this location isn't exactly over-crowded, that doesn't mean you won't find a small number of hotels to choose from.

Hotels near Ponce History Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Ramada Ponce 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

Folks coming to Ponce History Museum will be able to enjoy a modest selection of outdoor activity options like playing a few holes of golf and taking to the coast within traveling distance. Tourists with an interest in trying out their skills on the green, might want to do so at the most convenient golfing option, which is Costa Caribe Golf & Country Club. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, there's no need to fret - go over to Playa de Ponce, the closest beach. Although you might find your options limited, one or two other similar outdoor options can be reached from Ponce History Museum. You will find multiple indoor places to visit in this general vicinity. For those not wanting to have to travel a great distance, there are two additional attractions--Memorial To Don Domingo and Museum Of Puerto Rican Music.


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

Email: museodelahistoriadeponce@yahoo.com

Location: 53 Isabel Street, Ponce, Puerto Rico


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