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Museum of Puerto Rico Music

Museum of Puerto Rico Music © Roca Ruiz
Museum of Puerto Rico Music © Roca Ruiz

The Museo de la Música Puertorriqueña is dedicated to documenting the rich tapestry of the island's music history and pays tribute to Puerto Rican musicians. The museum explains the significance of the romantic danza music style, and the African-inspired popular forms of bomba and plena. It also features displays of Indian, Spanish and African musical instruments, and memorabilia of local composers and performers, all housed in the attractive former residence of the renowned rum-producing Serralles family. Displays are in both English and Spanish.

Address: 50 Isabel Street