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Felisa Rincon de Gautier Museum

Caleta de 51 | At Recinto Oeste, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-723-1897
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"Girl Power"!!

This is a fabulous museum in her old house practically next door to HOtel El Convento. She was an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lulasforlunch
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Incredible place!

Incredible place for everyone who can enjoy story, I took my mother there and she really love the... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Paloma515
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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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A visit to the former home of Dona Felisa Rincón, the first woman to serve as mayor of San Juan from 1946 to 1968, provides a glimpse into a typical Old San Juan home reflecting the politics and personal life of its previous occupant.
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Caleta de 51 | At Recinto Oeste, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-723-1897

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fabulous museum in her old house practically next door to HOtel El Convento. She was an amazing woman and it was my delight and pleasure to get to know her better. A great museum for ALL, but if you have female children...More

Thank lulasforlunch
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Incredible place for everyone who can enjoy story, I took my mother there and she really love the history. So if is a person who like history this is definitely the place for you.

Thank Paloma515
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Felisa was mayor of San Juan for over twenty years. This is a house she lived in for two years. It is full of wonderful memorial pictures, awards and pictures just to name a few things you will see. You are welcomed into the house...More

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The museum documents the achievements of the first woman named to be the mayor of San Juan, a position she held for 22 years. Felisa Rincon was the first to develop the concept of "maternal Care Schools+ which President Kennedy used to establish the Head...More

1  Thank Maria C
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing museum. You can learn about value and devotion when you are there. Felisa Rincon was admirable woman.

Thank Paloma515
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We were headed to the Gate of San Juan when it began to pour rain. We stepped into a doorway for shelter only to find a museum treasure. What a synchronistic visit shortly after the US election that had the first woman (Hillary Clinton) candidate...More

1  Thank mhf1838
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We got a tour from a really friendly guy, unfortunately I don't remember his name. This is a really informative and educative museum. I got to know things I had no idea about.

Thank Nelsi v
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

All young girls should visit this museum dedicated to San Juan's first female mayor who was a role model to anyone aspiring to serve their country. Filled with mementos from her professional and personal life, one escapes to another time when island life was much...More

Thank Traviata5013
Reviewed 12 March 2015

This was a great place to visit. It is a free and fairly quick tour. The tour guide is very passionate and informative. The museum is a tribute to the first major of San Juan, located in house that she lived in for a time....More

2  Thank HannahJohnk
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Passionate docents take you through the home of this extremely accomplished woman: mayor for 22 years; helped transform Puerto Rico from the poorest country in the Americas; helped establish hospitals & medical schools; established day cares for children that led to the formation Head Start...More

1  Thank LoyalFox
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