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

La Plaine is a good option for those wishing to visit Museum of Rum, since those staying in this part of Dominica will be pleased to have convenient access to the museum during their time there. There is a sufficient number of hotels in the neighborhood near this landmark.

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 eateries to keep foreigners pleased in the region around Museum of Rum. The most nearby place to eat is Riverside Cafe, which serves Caribbean meals. It's only around a short distance away from this landmark, so stop by and dig in! Also near Museum of Rum you and your companions will find options such as Zamaan Restaurant and Breadnut Restaurant and Bar where you and your companions should not leave without taking a bite of their specialty comfort food.

Information

Operating Hours

You should call the museum ahead of time to find out their operating hours.

Payment

For price of admission, you should call Museum of Rum ahead of time to find out if they charge, and if so, how much.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (767) 245-9088

Location: La Plaine, Dominica

Email: museumofrum@gmail.com

 

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