Parques de la bomba. Beautiful red building that was used as a fire station. Museum is located in good area, church, police station in the plaza
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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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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