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Museo de la Masacre de Ponce

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This was a great tragedy

This museum is built to remember a really sad event, the Palm Sunday massacre of pro-independence... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Ponce, Puerto Rico
Stand in the house of history

I decided to stop here after hearing about the massacre from another museum. If you are in the... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2015
Boston (well, an hour south)
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32 Calle D | Corner of Aurora St., Ponce 00730-2026, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Puerto Rico has 2 places for the festival of masks It was the worst possible portrayal of a festival ever displayed. From young teenagers up to mid 20 year olds this is no more than a reason to get completely inebriated from 9 am to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 290chuckr
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This museum is built to remember a really sad event, the Palm Sunday massacre of pro-independence marchers ordered by the appointed governor in 1937. My only complaint is that it does not have a guide to explain some of the exhibits (the museum inside is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank JuanJNolla
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The museum is a memorial to the fateful day innocent nationalists were killed while marching pacifically. Never forget.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Kriziazafiro
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Wanted to visit this museum after learning about the Ponce Massacre at the history museum. We walked over after lunch and found it closed (although all indications were it was open that day). Interesting part of Puerto Rican history I didn't know about.

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Saranger
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I loved the history of this place. I loved reading about the massacre and then realizing that you are standing in the exact location where so many people suffered is a sobering experience. The museum itself is budget friendly since I think we paid about...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Gina M
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Though history can be controversial and at times contentious, it must be said in order to show where we are today. This is one of those locations.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank MrRitmo
Reviewed 9 May 2016

all the had was a few boards with pictures and stories of how things happened but I believe the price was over $5 I thought it was too much for what you do. all you do is read no one to tell you more details

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank lnieves2016
Reviewed 18 October 2015

I decided to stop here after hearing about the massacre from another museum. If you are in the area it's a quick stop and only $2. The museum is in the actual location of the massacre, which makes it seem all to real. There are...More

Date of experience: October 2015
5  Thank su2doz
Reviewed 23 September 2015

The building is well identify with the idea of what is all about the Masacre. Small place in good order for the timeline.of the historical events. My only complaint is that the person working that day was too busy to give the tour because she...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Maria S
Reviewed 12 August 2015

small mudeum, but very instructive inthe history of the event. history must always be remember. very heplfull staff.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank luis g
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17 September 2015|
Response from luis g | Reviewed this property |
Hi Luis, Sorry I don't know if the Museo de la Masacre de Ponce has a web site. Maybe you could check the website of the city of Ponce and the can answer your question.I hope this can be of help.