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Museo de los Próceres- Cabo Rojo

Museo de Los Próceres was inaugurated on April 6, 1995, located in the grounds adjacent to the sports complex Rebekah Colberg in Cabo Rojo. The Museum boasts a neoclassical structure and its front columns are like those of the Cuna de…

Casa Cautiño Museum – Guayama

Casa Cautiño’s legacy recreates the history of the people of Puerto Rico. Designed by Guayamés architect Manuel Texidor. Built between 1882 – 1887, by the commission of industrial Genaro Cautiño Vázquez. The construction of this museum is…

Jayuya Cemí Museum

The Cemí Museum (Museo El Cemí, in Spanish) in Jayuya is a visitor center for the area and a showcase of Taíno artifacts. Archaeological digs and large rocks with shapes carved into them (petroglyphs) prove that pre-Columbian cultures…

Caguas Tobacco Museum

Entering this museum is like reliving a whole era, revealing the history of how tobacco arrived at Puerto Rico. Visitors learn how the tobacco plant was cultivated and processed while acquiring knowledge of how this workplace initiated…

Caguas Arts Museum

This museum is dedicated to the work of the Puerto Rican hands that transform the noble materials in craft works. Located in a 18th century neo-classical that formerly served as a butcher, today it is a space that pays a tribute to the…

Hacienda Buena Vista (Buena Vista Plantation), Ponce

In 1833 Don Salvador Vives established Hacienda Buena Vista as a coffee plantation.. Nowadays, it operates as a museum and It is owned and administered by the Puerto Rico Conservation Trust (Fideicomiso de Conservación). The plantation…

Casa Blanca

Built in 1521, Casa Blanca (White House) served as the first fortification of the San Juan islet. It was the residence for Juan Ponce de León (First Governor of Puerto Rico) and his family, and also his cousins, although de León died in an…