Museo de la Historia de la Música Puertorriqueña/ Museum of Puerto Rican Music

Ponce, Puerto Rico

Museo de la Historia de la Música Puertorriqueña/ Museum of Puerto Rican Music

The Museum of Puerto Rican Music showcases the historically rich past of the people of Puerto Rico. Their displays show how Puerto Rican music started and it’s developed over the years. The Museum of Puerto Rican Music includes memorabilia of prominent musicians, composers, and performers, as well as musical instruments associated with the three main ethnic groups influencers of the Puerto Rican music: The Taíno Indians, Spanish, and African.

It also showcases musical instruments that were played in the romantic danza genre, the favorite genre of music of 19th-century Puerto Rican high society, as well as the more African-inspired bomba and plena styles.

 

It is located in the former downtown residence of Juan Eugenio Serrallés and his family, owners of Destilería Serrallés and producers of the Don Q rum in Ponce

 

Address: Ponce Historic Zone: Calle Isabel corner with Calle Salud
Google Mapshttps://goo.gl/maps/bE8e8a7wbKD2
Facebook: Museo-de-la-Música-Puertorriqueña/
Telephone: (787) 844-7016 or (787) 844- 7018
Business Hours: Wednesday through Sunday / 8:00am -12:00pm & 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

For tours in english and spanish reservations are required.

Museo de la Historia de la Música Puertorriqueña/ Museum of Puerto Rican Music
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