Ponce Museum of Art

Local nameMuseo de Arte de Ponce
LocationPonce, Cuba

Museo de Arte de Ponce is an art museum located on Avenida Las Américas in Ponce, Puerto Rico. It houses a collection of European art, as well as works by Puerto Rican artists. The museum contains one of the most important Pre-Raphaelite collections in the Western Hemisphere, holding some 4,500 pieces of art distributed among fourteen galleries.Museo de Arte de Ponce is the finest art museum in Puerto Rico. The largest art museum in the Caribbean, it has also been called one of the best in the Americas. It was the first museum in Puerto Rico accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.It was founded in 1959 by industrialist and philanthropist Luis A. Ferré at a location in the Ponce Historic Zone. The museum moved to its current building location on Avenida Las Américas in 1965. In 2010, the museum increased its size significantly after a $30M expansion.

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Ponce Historical City Tour from 175 USD

Opening hours

Tue: closed
Wed - Mon: 10 am - 5 pm
Sun: 12 pm - 5 pm

Guided tours (English and Spanish) at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm

Admission

Adults: $6
Students, seniors (60+): $3

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Museo_de_Arte_de_Ponce

Official website http://www.museoarteponce.org/

Email info@museoarteponce.org

Phone +1 787 840 1510

Address 2325 Boulevard Luis A. Ferre Aguayo, Ponce, 00717, Puerto Rico

Coordinates 18°0'14.382" N -66°37'1.024" E

Tours and activities: Ponce Museum of Art

Ponce Historical City Tour

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