Attractions

Museum in Barranquitas & Around

Casa Museo Luis Muñoz Rivera

This tin-roofed house honors the so-called grandfather of Puerto Rico’s autonomy movement and the 20th-century architect of the Puerto Rican commonwealth. This is where Luis Muñoz Rivera was born in 1859, and it con…
Plaza in Barranquitas & Around

Plaza de Recreo de Barranquitas

Barranquita’s pretty central plaza is laced with wrought-iron railings, and guarded by the Parroquia de San Antonio de Padua. The centerpiece of the plaza is a decorative wrought-iron gazebo adorned with distinctive…
Museum in Barranquitas & Around

Mausoleo Familia Muñoz Rivera

Just south of the plaza is a family tomb that holds the remains of Muñoz Rivera, his famous son Luis Muñoz Marín and their wives. Photographic displays at the tomb evoke the funeral of Luis Muñoz Marín, and the brig…
Church in Barranquitas & Around

Parroquia de San Antonio de Padua

This small church on the plaza in central Barranquitas was first constructed in 1804. The original church was destroyed by two catastrophic hurricanes (the first of which wiped out the whole town), but was rebuilt i…