The Museo de los Próceres in Cabo Rojo is a welcomed opportunity to learn about the people of this south-western municipality – one steeped in history and full of interesting attractions for visitors to enjoy. The museum was inaugurated on april 6th, 1995 and includes several exhibits that span the entire history of Cabo Rojo, up to present day.
The building includes a collection of sculptures of local and national leaders – including native-born Ramón Emeterio Betances – an exhibit on the indigenous Taíno culture, a small theatre available for conferences and plays, and two galleries for temporary exhibits featuring contemporary artists. Guided tours are also available.
A great way to spend an hour or so of your time while visiting Cabo Rojo, the Museo de los Proceres will enlighten you with stories of the people that helped make the municipality what it is today.