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Old New Orleans Rum Distillery

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Great Thing To Do in NOLA

Found out about the tour in the hotel “things to do” book and we were so happy we went. Easy... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Rum comes in many flavors

Thanks to Bob, our host we learned a lot about rum. The business is owned by a local artist who... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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 $15/person. Call to book...more
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2815 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70122-3630
St. Roch
+1 504-945-9400
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Found out about the tour in the hotel “things to do” book and we were so happy we went. Easy shuttle to and from the location and Bob, our tour guide, was great. We stocked up on some great rum to take home.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Thanks to Bob, our host we learned a lot about rum. The business is owned by a local artist who purchased it so it would stay in business. It's a small operation run by people who care about their products. It's hard to find so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank waterwoman1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went with a bachelor party and had a great time at the distillery. They let us try a bunch of their rum straight as well as a few mixers that they were trying out. The tour was entertaining and very informative as well. The distillery...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alex T
Reviewed 6 days ago

We decided to do the tour of the rum distillery for the rum tasting, we were in New Orleans for a bachelorette party, and it was one of the highlights of our trip. We had Bob as a our guide for the entire tour and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like the title says. A New Orleans must. The transportation made the whole trip so convenient, easily accessible pick up spot but if you have a car it could be an easy place to drive yourself. Bob the tour guide was not only professional, but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Erin E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there on Sunday 6th of January and probably was the second best tour I did on my weekend trip. Bob was very informative and specific with all the Rum in the distillery. It was a fun tour and although it may look like...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ingrid2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fun, informative tour with Bob! There were only 4 of us, so it was a very personal, intimate tour with trivia and time for questions, jokes and tastings. The pride the distillery has in its product and production is very evident. Delicious, and I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed learning about the rum-making process and a little local history. I was a little hesitant because I live here and usually avoid anything touristy at all costs. Bob was our tour leader, and he definitely knew his stuff. It's very laid back,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marinash94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bob was a great tour guide. You start with a cocktail, a quiz on rum history, a tour of the facility, then a tasting. If you like factory tours, this is a good one. If you like rum, ditto.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dianne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Rum is awesome! Bob was a great tour guide and gave us great information and history on their run. We will be back!

Date of experience: December 2018
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May 17, 2018|
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Response from cewayfarer | Reviewed this property |
They only offer the tour at specific times, so in order to get the exact time we wanted, we booked online in advance. Also, if you are planning on using their shuttle, you definitely need to book in advance. Enjoy!
August 10, 2017|
Response from vangelynn | Reviewed this property |
#1 French market right behind the organic banana drink stand or #2 Elysian Fields
July 9, 2017|
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Response from remrich711 | Reviewed this property |
it lasted about 1.5-2 hours