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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 good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fire house” (27 reviews)
“fire station” (39 reviews)
“fire department” (15 reviews)
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Plaza de Las Delicias, Ponce, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-284-4141
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Just spending a few hours in Ponce and stopped here. Very small attraction but to me, great. Lived the old fire truck and small exhibit. I asked a couple questions about the history and lions. Best part was when I left a gent came out...More

Thank aloiii
Reviewed 28 August 2017

My friends and I visited Ponce on August 14, 2017. As part of our hanging around Plaza Las Delicias, we stoped at Parque de Bombas. This is the town's first fire station built in 1883.  It's a popular tourist attraction and free to visit.  The...More

Thank Aury D
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Small fire house museum, but the employee is knowledgeable of all things Ponce, they will even recommend places to visit.

1  Thank Selicel B
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Nice museum dedicated to firefighters in Ponce and Puerto Rico. It is a small Musuem which has plenty of information to keep you interested. It is in the heart of the Ponce Plaza which has plenty of things to do. I love this place and...More

Thank Andres72423
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This was just a walking-by-and-saw-it visit. I mean, the building is quite eye catching. We crossed the street to get a closer look and found cool old fire equipment and a fire truck inside. In a loft were about eight painted lions like you would...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 12 August 2017

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 9 August 2017

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 8 August 2017 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 4 August 2017 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 3 August 2017 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
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j_fuentes08
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Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
930-6, Wednesday thru Monday
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lensman53
3 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
3 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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