Museum of Rum

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Built in 1796 as a functioning distillery, the ruins now serve as a museum to give visitors an up-close look of a crucial part of Dominican history.

Museum of Rum

What to Expect

Visitors to the Museum of Rum will be able to explore the ruins of the distillery, as well as learn about a number of artifacts that have been gathered over the years. The owners here are always looking to expand, so you never know exactly what you will find. Please note, as of early 2015 the museum is not yet completed. There are some artifacts on display outside the museum, but the main exhibits are still closed.

The museum itself is set in the ruins of a distillery. It has recently been refurbished to give visitors a good idea of how it would looked when it was new at the beginning of the nineteenth century.

Staying Close

Museum of Rum is located in La Plaine, ensuring those staying in this area of Dominica will be pleased to have easy museum access during their visit. If you want to find a place within easy reach of this museum, there are a decent selection of nearby accommodations to choose from.

Hotels near Museum of Rum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Citrus Creek Plantation Lodge -- --
Rosalie Bay Nature Resort Cottages 2.2 mi. (15.9 km) N
3 Rivers Eco Lodge Lodge -- --
Hiker's Retreat Lodge -- --
Mermaid's Secret Cottages 2.9 mi. (14.0 km) NW
Riversong Cottages Guest house -- --
Roxy's Mountain Lodge Lodge -- --

Location and What's Nearby

There are enough options to keep tourists pleased in the neighborhood around Museum of Rum. The most nearby eatery is Riverside Cafe, which dishes out Caribbean fare. It's maybe around a short distance away away from this landmark, so stop in and eat up! Also within a short distance, you and your companions will encounter eateries like Zamaan Restaurant and Breadnut Restaurant and Bar where you and your companions should not ask for your check without sampling their specialty comfort food.


Operating Hours

The schedule of operation for Museum of Rum isn't readily available, meaning your top option is calling ahead of time to confirm the institution is open to guests when you and your party have plans to make an appearance.


For price of admission, call Museum of Rum ahead of time to determine how much they charge, or if they do at all.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (767) 245-9088

Location: La Plaine, Dominica



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