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Part of a TUI day trip

Only spent 40 minutes here as part of day trip visiting East of Madeira. Rum tasting was ok. Really... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
Helen T
via mobile
Making rum the old fashioned way

Had no idea that this was in the town until I noticed the building one day when out walking... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2015
suburbs of Vancouver BC
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21 Aug 2017
“Part of a TUI day trip”
25 Jul 2016
“Ok as a filler”
Built in the mid-sixteenth century, the structure that houses the present Museum Old Mill is located in Porto da Cruz, Madeira. This museologio core has as its main attraction, the oldest steam engine to squeeze sugarcane, installed, on display in...more
Rua Sousa e Freitas, 10 | Vila Do Porto Da Cruz, Porto da Cruz, Madeira 9225, Portugal
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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Only spent 40 minutes here as part of day trip visiting East of Madeira. Rum tasting was ok. Really strong stuff. But had poncho for those who didn't want their rum neat and juice for the kids.

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Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

It's really collection of machines and self read signs and notices. It gives you an idea of what production is like. We were left alone to walk round and 2 staff members basically ignored us. The shop next door had a slightly warmer welcome. The...More

1  Thank charlotte056
Reviewed January 28, 2016

It is, really, the very sugar cane mill that produces sugar spirits from fresh sugar cane juice during the sugar cane harvest season, of March to May (roughly). You see the equipment, including the 19th. century steam engine that runs the machinery (still by steam...More

1  Thank G Z
Reviewed October 7, 2015

Had no idea that this was in the town until I noticed the building one day when out walking. Visited one afternoon and were offered a sample of passion fruit liquor. No one else in the interior at the time we sipped our drinks and...More

1  Thank tintinwannabe
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Entering the museum, you get the felling fo going back to the white sugar gold era. The big machinery and some of the tradicional items of those day, make's you travel and understand how important was this kind of places in our industrial revolution.

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