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“Great tour” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Old New Orleans Rum Distillery

Old New Orleans Rum Distillery
2815 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA
504-945-9400
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Ranked #42 of 172 activities in New Orleans
Type: Factory Tours, Distilleries
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Celebration Distillery, located in the Gentilly area of New Orleans, is the Oldest Premium Rum Distillery in US and the only in Louisiana. Tours Times:Monday-Friday at 12pm, 2pm & 4pmSaturdays at 2pm & 4pm. The cost is $10/person. Call to book complimentary transportation from the French Quarter Monday-Friday.
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Great tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Be sure to visit this off the beaten path place when you are in New Orleans! A great tour, fun information, and even better tastings! If you go on the weekend when the don't offer shuttle service, be sure to check your directions or call for a cab driver that's been there! It can be a little hard to find, but well worth the hunt!!! (if you are smart, offer to pay your cab drivers fee for the tour so you don't have to call for a return, its a win win for both you and the driver.)

Visited December 2012
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Youngsville, Louisiana
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“Fun for an afternoon adventure”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

So I don't think I would have made a trip to New Orleans for this tour specifically, but it was still a fun part of the afternoon. We got to each of the different rums, which was included in the $10 per person cost of the tour. The guide was very informative, and we got to see each step of the brewing and do stilling process.

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Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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“Recommended if you are there for anything more than Bourbon St.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013 via mobile

My gf and I both loved the tour. They offered free pick up and drop off from the French Quarter. It's $10 a person, but they have coupons on the local tourist map they hand out at the tourist office in the southern French Quarter. With coupon it was $15 for 2.
Our guide was an older gentleman, very nice. He was interesting and friendly, even pointing out the water marks on the posts from hurricane Katrina!
They gave us a rum punch for the tour, then we did a sample of everything they sell (about half shot each). They also let you try the moonshine ;) lol. The price was awesome, you'd spend more at any bar for the same amount. And the quality was quite good! Our favorite was the Cajun rum. Give it a shot. Literally.

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Winchester, Virginia
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“Excellent Tour and Tasty Rum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

I was pleasantly surprised by the tour and quality of rum being produced here. Try the 10 year and Cajun spice, you won't be disappointed.

Visited December 2012
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“Great fun excellent deal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013 via mobile

Very entertaining quick tour with generous number of samples of some great rum. Nice people with a small operation that you can tell they care a lot about! Highly recommend it.

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