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Parque de Bombas

Plaza de Las Delicias, Ponce, Puerto Rico
+1 787-284-4141
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Ponce Historical and Cultural Tour from San Juan
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This loudly-colored building in black, red, green and yellow, was built for a volunteer fire-fighter's brigade.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fire house” (26 reviews)
“fire station” (38 reviews)
“old firehouse” (13 reviews)
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Plaza de Las Delicias, Ponce, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-284-4141
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1 - 10 of 341 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

No fee to get in on this self tour and only takes about 30 minutes to see it all. So cool to see the lions and firetruck. Really neat to see firemen stuff from all over and the building stands out. A nice local treasure.

Thank SuzeeQL
Reviewed 1 week ago

Boring, no real guides on site.People very stuck up and pretentious. It was a building made for a world gathering event and then donated to use as a museum for the fire department. 10 minutes max to see what they are displaying.

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was very interesting. As a history lover, I enjoyed learning about different artifacts in this museum. The painted lions have a neat backstory. One thing against this place is, it has no AC. Thankfully Ponce PR is relatively cool. That building however was...More

Thank StevenS1982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to take pictures and make some memories, you can walk around the plaza and shop as well 🇵🇷😍😘

Thank GeoGonza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very knowledgeable (and bilingual) guide, Israel, gave us the whole story. He also showed us the fire truck's motor and he ran the siren and rang its bell. Cool. Interesting decorated lions upstairs.

Thank Dave T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful historic place to visit. This place also provided a trolley that could take you around the historic places in Ponce.

Thank Santy75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ponce is a very proud city and there are several good reasons. One of them is the historic firehouse right on the city square and behind the cathedral. This emblematic building is one of the most unique in the world. You cannot miss it when...More

Thank Pedro T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there on our vacation and its a quick visit. There is not much to see and the surrounding area is pretty dirty. What we really liked about it was the pizza shop about a block away that cooks pizza in a brick oven.

Thank tito_pa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's an important part of the Ponce History, staff very friendly, they keep it really clean. If you want to know more about Ponce, this is a great place to start.

Thank Iraze
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The police and firemen were very nice to a strange that did not know how to speak Spanish. It was awesome to see and to hear the history of this firehouse.

Thank Travel4me789
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j_fuentes08
31 January 2017|
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Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
930-6, Wednesday thru Monday
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lensman53
4 June 2016|
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Response from Brigitte F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it was in April, so should still be going strong!
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lensman53
4 June 2016|
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Response from olaurido | Reviewed this property |
They have a trolley running withing certain hours of the day. But service is very limited, so you should relly on your feets to walk around the center, and your car to go to the different atractions out of the center.
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