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Old New Orleans Rum Distillery

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Address: 2815 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70122-3630
Phone Number: +1 504-945-9400
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 13:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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Celebration Distillery, located in the Gentilly area of New Orleans, is the...

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.

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This was an excellent day trip away from the noise of the French Quarter. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and lively. Go with a good group as it made all the difference in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was an excellent day trip away from the noise of the French Quarter. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and lively. Go with a good group as it made all the difference in the experience. The history of the distillery is worth noting too with its water line from when Katrina flooded the whole premise. Rums are worth shipping... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun thing to do if you have a few hours. Great value for the money and the shuttle is so convenient. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative tour of a great little micro-distillery for high quality rum started by an artist 20 years ago. The tour guide (forgot his name) was very likable, and the free pre-tour cocktail and post tour tasting of their various rums was ...hmmm.. tasty. It's in a bit of a bleak part of town, not dangerous, just industrial, but that's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After spending way more time than planned at the WWII museum (it was worth it) we were looking for something interesting. By chance we saw an ad and knew we had to visit. We were not disappointed and we arrived just in time for a tour and tasting. Truly knowledgeable Bob's enthusiasm is contagious. Operations are small and intimate. Impressive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hi, From Australia, wanted to come to New Orleans and made it my goal to source a local alcohol and stumbled across this. Was really informative and absolutely worth it, there signature drink they made "Better than a Hurricane" was indeed better. Cajun Spiced Rum was my fav. Recommend to everyone

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was very doubtful becAuse I've never been to a distillery tour but you will not be disappointed. There was so much info to be consumed! Plus lots of sampleint !

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the tour with the shuttle bus service from the French market. Dianna, our tour guide, drove the van all by herself to pick us up. Once we got to the distillery, we were greeting with their midnight mist cocktail, which was like a rum punch, yum and delish! The tour was cool and very informative. We got pretty... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Walk in the door and you are greeted with a smile and a welcome drink- iced tea with spiced rum- it was cold and delicious. Informative and interesting tour. We were able to see the entire operation. Fascinating watching the bottling and capping of the Gingeroo while we were there. At the end of the tour you were able to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The rum is great. Some of the smoothest I have tasted. The people working are very knowledgeable and friendly. The welcome cocktails are creative and showcase the interesting beverages which can be made with rum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Really enjoyed the informative tour. We were picked up by the shuttle at the French Market, received a very tasty cocktail upon our arrival (had seconds!) were taken on the tour - very small distillery, but so interesting - and then were able to sample all their products. Never any pressure to purchase - the products really sell themselves, such... More 

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