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Museum Ogier-Fombrun

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A little visit to an old sugar plantation of the past...

Grounds were beautiful and well kept.. I didn't get to visit the museum, because it's closed on... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2019
chulita427
Wonderful history

Came here solo, didn’t have a guide, but I read everything and loved all the structures. Would love... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2019
sandras13784
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The Ogier-Fombrun Museum will greet you with stories dating from the pre-colombian indian era to colonial times of 1794, when Haiti used to be the largest producer of sugar in the Caribbean.The property is an authentic sugar cane plantation whose...more
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Rte National #1 Km 77 | Moulin Sur Mer Hotel, Montrouis, Cotes des Arcadins, Haiti
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

Grounds were beautiful and well kept.. I didn't get to visit the museum, because it's closed on Sundays.. Still there are many vestiges from to past on display on the grounds ( old sugar canes mill, antique carriage, beautiful statues), that offer many opportunities for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

Came here solo, didn’t have a guide, but I read everything and loved all the structures. Would love to go back with a tour guide next time!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

A small but historically significant museum. The property is lovely and the inside is packed with history and artifacts. It was one of my favorite excursions.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Our group thoroughly enjoyed our time at the museum. We had an English speaking guide and she was extremely passionate about Haitian history. There are wonderful artifacts, photos, and art. The beautiful grounds surrounding the museum are lovely including the two peacocks. This is a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Charles F, General Manager at Museum Ogier-Fombrun, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Dear customer, Thank you for your visit and appreciation. The property is an authentic sugar cane plantation whose ruins were totally recovered by the work of late Gerard Fombrun, famous Haitian architect who dedicated over 35 years of his life to restore them, moved by...More

Reviewed May 27, 2018

The museum sits on a couple of acres and is actually not very big. However the exhibit more than makes up for that. It features some incredible artifacts and gives you an inside look into how that part of the world was shaped by the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum that is less than 15 minutes away from the Royal Decameron hotel and it was great. You will learn a lot about the history of Haiti. It contains beautiful artifacts and is very well kept.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

When you enter the domain of Moulin Sur Mer, the mangnificent building housing the Ogier Fombrun Museum is one of a kind. Surrounded by lush gardens, lakes and sculptures, the Museum tells the story of a resilient country which has fought to become a free...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

The Ogier Fombrun museum is a place of memory and recognition, honoring the extraordinary history of a nation and its heroes, those brave men and women who fought for the abolition of slavery and the quest for freedom for other nations. During our guided visit,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Katia was the best host. She took her time to answer our questions and even joked around with us. I definitely recommend!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Mireille F, Owner at Museum Ogier-Fombrun, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Thank you very much for your positive response!!! we will surely let Cathia know; she is a great worker, and a great Haitian woman!!! Welcome back!

Reviewed April 2, 2018

We took a 60 minute guided tour of the museum, that included a tour guide who gave the oral history of Haiti, including the Spanish and French influences on the country, the slave trade, the sugar industry and the revolution for freedom. Though the museum...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Mireille F, Owner at Museum Ogier-Fombrun, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Dear visitor, we thank you very much for your appreciation and encouraging comments on our museum. The team works very hard at giving our best to our customers, to teach them of ous history, our culture, our people. Thank you very much, and please feel...More

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Canadian0701
June 2, 2018|
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Response from Charles F | Property representative |
The Museum Entrance fee is $5 us
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Kristen S
October 10, 2017|
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Response from 880richp | Reviewed this property |
Entrance fee is $5 per person. There are English speaking guides, but have some patience as they may not speak fast. There is also a gift shop at the museum and the one woman speaks excellent English. There is a hotel... More
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834erinj
April 30, 2017|
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Response from rispectd | Reviewed this property |
I was staying at the Moulin Sur Mer Resort with my family, which is literally walking distance away. So, we walked over and paid a small entrance feed. In terms of excursion packages, I have not used that, since my family... More
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