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Address: Lotissement Reimonenq | Belle Vue, Sainte Rose 97115, Guadeloupe
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+590 590 28-7004
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The Rum Museum immerses you in past, to discover the Guadelupian...

The Rum Museum immerses you in past, to discover the Guadelupian traditions, the workers in the past, and the know-how of the manufacturing of rum. From the sugar cane cut to the fabrication of agricol rum.

Many objects, collections of cutlass, exhibition of the traditional jobs by time, which restore the soul of authentic Guadeloupe.

The visit continues with the gallery of the big models of transport sailboats of time, redrawing the history of the first boats built until our days.

The rum museum and universal welcomes the collection of the most beautiful insects and butterflies of the world (Mr Chalumeau). More than 5000 insects chosen with the biggest delicacy, as well as one of the biggest "coléoptère" of the world.

And finally, the distillery REIMONENQ open more than 100 years ago in 1916, proposes you a tasting of all agricol rum. Punches and cocktails, white rums and famous old Rums which gives the taste of the traditions.

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You must see the insect museum as wll

After learning about rum making we were ready to taste some of the selections. Despite our initial protest against visiting the insect museum upstairs, we were convinced to give... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
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Hiawassee, Georgia
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We paid 6 Euro each, walked thru, couldn't read anything. We did stop at the tasting. It was awful. So, 6 Eur each to gag on bad Rum. YIPPEE !!!!! When can we do that again. !!!!!

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Thank Chuckie K
Coco G, Propriétaire at Musee du Rhum, responded to this review

Hi, I'm very surprised that you didn't see, all the rum museum and all the explications are translate in english everywhere. There is also a movie about the fabrication of rum and the distillery in different language "english, spanish, italian, german and in french". Where you can see everything about the rum "in English" So I'm annoyed that you didn't... More 

London, United Kingdom
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928 reviews
422 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Visited on a very wet day but found the rum exhibit interesting. However the other exhibitions on model shops animal and insects were also amazing. Particularly how the history of the boats were explained.

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Hyattsville
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60 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

After learning about rum making we were ready to taste some of the selections. Despite our initial protest against visiting the insect museum upstairs, we were convinced to give it a courtesy look since an employee was so insistent. It was actually rather fascinating to imagine the work that went into creating the insect exhibit, and we were glad for... More 

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Jersey
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258 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Hard to know what to make of this place - starts with large models of giraffe, elephant and dinosaur at the entrance, then upstairs more random animal models, a room full of mounted butterflies, moths and other insects and another room full of model sailing ships. Downstairs is a basic rum museum with old artefacts and explanations in English and... More 

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Ione, California
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

A very informative and fascinating Distillery. Don't miss the upstairs insect and butterfly museum. Bugs from the entire world, I don't know how they ended up in a Rhum distillery, but it is true Museum quality. They have a short movie not to be missed and it is available in most languages. This is another place our rental car GPS... More 

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Sandweiler, Luxembourg
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104 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Interesting display of Rum-making with tasting and store. For anyone interested in butterflies and bugs, visit 1st floor exhibition.

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Thank Marc S
Selestat, France
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78 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

English below Pour 6€ vous avez des panneaux expliquant la fabrication du Rhum, un zoo "virtuel" tout pourri, un insectarium intéressant, une salle de maquettes de bateaux pas mal et vous pouvez goûter du rhum ... Je trouvais le tout un peu kitsch ! For 6€ you can discover how is made the rhum with pictures and text in English.... More 

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Boston
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78 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We arrived after the museum had closed for the day, but the very nice ladies working there we happy to let us have a tasting of one rum each. The small bottles of rum were only a few Euros to purchase, so we purchased a few so that we could taste some more and they were happy to let us... More 

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Thank BostonChloe
Le Perreux-sur-Marne, France
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63 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

personally I did not like their rhum however I loved the exhibitions and the animals exhibition on the first floor.

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Thank steph346
Dallas, TX
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

This place is kind of hilarious and somewhat creepy. It has a 6 euro entrance fee. They have a bunch of animal statues hanging around both inside the museum and out, because why not. There's obviously an exhibit on the production of rum, which is lots of pictures and tools and mannequins with English and French explanations. It's okay. There... More 

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