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Betty's Hope: Tours & Tickets

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Sugar plantation established in 1674 and preserved as a monument to the slaves whose labor it exploited.
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Pares Village, St. John's, Antigua
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to Betty's Hope and when we arrived it was closed. The sign said closed for repairs and was suppose to repopen on August 25th. We visited Augusted 28th and it was closed. No one was there working on it. We were able to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank christinafrederick41
Reviewed July 6, 2019

Sugar mill/sugarcane plantation built in the 1650 and restored as an attraction. Few infrastructures still remain but could use a little bit more of attention from the government for more improvement. Such a rich historical place to just let it rundown. Not much to do...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank feasantee84
Reviewed July 4, 2019

A lovely visit to see the restored windmills. There is a restored museum which is worth looking at and they ask for a donation. We had a picnic there and it was so peaceful

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ourboyalfie
Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

Again, if you’re in the area and have never seen a sugar mill it’s worth a stop. There is a very small museum and two mills. An ok photo op.

Date of experience: June 2019
3  Thank CGin23
Reviewed June 25, 2019

I thought it was going to be more to see. We read the posters in the central room, but all there was to see was the remains of the windmill

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Bloch132
Reviewed June 18, 2019

Nicely restored Sugar mill. Gives a real and sobering insight into the lives of those responsible for slavery, sugar and rum. Would have been better if a guided tour with historical knowledge was provided. $2 entrance fee to the museum is misguided...$4 entrance fee to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank albertrodrigues3
Reviewed June 9, 2019

The museum is small, but has a lot of information to read throughout. Beautiful scenery and views, There are no toilets or place to get drinks or snacks.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank PearlPitt
Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

1) got there at 9am and wasn’t open. Waited until 9.15. Left and went for a drive. Don’t bother to get their for opening time! 2) nothing interactive, guide barely said a word other than showing us where to put our money ECD5 each 3)...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Beverley G
Reviewed June 6, 2019

Very interesting place to visit with great views of the island. We were taken there by a tour guide who had great knowledge of the history of Betty's hope and the island.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mjwe
Reviewed June 4, 2019

You need to arrive in the morning to see inside the museum , which is vital to your understanding. There are no display boards with information on the buildings on the site (which would have been helpful.) The information inside the small museum is good...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Jen_and_Col
February 2, 2019|
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Response from jywwu | Reviewed this property |
we went there early, I can't say when it opened but was there before 1030am
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