El Museo Castillo Serralles, Ponce

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Discover the history of the sugar cane and rum industries and their impact on the economy of Puerto Rico at El Museo Castillo Serralles. Through a guided tour of the 1930s refurbished building, explore the buildings four floors. The ground floor houses the museum's rum and sugar cane exhibits. The second and third floors are home to the castle owner’s former library, living room, dining room, kitchen, and sleeping quarters, furnished to resemble the grandeur of the 1930s. The fourth-floor terrace provides captivating views of the city. On the grounds you can visit the Japanese garden as well as the butterfly garden. To visit El Museo Castillo Serralles and get the most from your holiday in Ponce, create itinerary details personal to you using our Ponce trip itinerary planner .
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  • In this visit you get a 15 minute introductory video, then a tour. Tours can be requested in English in advance. The tour walks you through the home of the Serralles family, creators of Don Q rum, and...  more »
  • We visited this castle for the first time and it was very beautiful. It was so interesting to learn about the Seralles Family. Their home is situated on a high hill overlooking the town of Ponce. It’s...  more »
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  • A real surprise. We took a tour midweek, we did not attend an event, (the place is rented out for weddings, meetings, celebrations and the like). The house is fantastic and you get some history about sugar on PR. It was built in the 1930s and was never changed, but it was well maintained until Ponce bought it in about 1980. It's the best part of a museum and garden complex on a hill.
  • Nice way to "kill time", it's worth doing once. But I wouldn't pay to go a second time. It's a cheap day trip and nice view of the city of Ponce.
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