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St. James Distillery & Rum Museum

Le Bourg, 97230, Martinique
596 596 69 50 37
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Ranked #34 of 98 Attractions in Martinique
Type: Factory Tours, Specialty Museums
Description: Bring money for a cab, because after a couple of samples from this rum distillery, you won't want to drive.
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We were staying in Sainte Marie and this was a obvious place to visit. It was hard not to compare with other places (e.g. the Rum Museun in Sainte Anne, Guadeloupe) and was interesting, bit nothing more. All the notices, displays and information was in French, which was a struggle for us but something we had come to expect in... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Guided tour on the domain; seeing a bit more of the brewing process would be nice The tasting afterwards is very good and you can try almost every rum you want.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Set in a beautiful old plantation home, the St. James Rhum Museum was very interesting however the all of the displays were in French. It would have been nice if there were some English ones as well. There were no tours while we were there, as they are closed that time of year (December). This would have been nice to... More

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2011

Smells wonderful! Free tasting, but we did not get the tour since it was closed that time of year (december) Why it did not state this on the internet or maps/brochures, i dont know, very frustrating

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2010

The best rum in Martinique! You can even take a train that goes through the sugar cane fields and your guide tells you everything there is to know about producing rum. I would highly recommend all visitors to go to this distillery. It has a beautiful museum in a colonial building that has been restored. There is even a restaurant... More

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