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, so those visiting this area of Dominica will have easy access to this museum during their visit. If you want to book your stay within easy reach of Museum of Rum, there are a reasonable number of places to stay in the area.

Hotels near Museum of Rum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Rosalie Bay Nature Resort Cottages 2.2 mi. (15.9 km) N
3 Rivers Eco Lodge Lodge 2.2 mi. (15.2 km) NNW
Hiker's Retreat Lodge 2.3 mi. (14.6 km) NW
Mermaid's Secret Cottages 2.9 mi. (14.0 km) NW

Location and What's Nearby

Guests to Museum of Rum often also make a visit to La Plaine Beach, a beach not far off, and a place of particular interest for those looking to dig their toes in the sand.


Operating Hours

The opening and closing hours for Museum of Rum are not readily available, meaning your smartest chance at success is phoning ahead of time to ensure the institution is operating during the time you and your party have plans to visit.


Show up at Museum of Rum with plans to give over the total cost of admission, which your group can figure out by phoning ahead.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (767) 245-9088


Location: La Plaine, Dominica


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