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Great Historic Site, the Museum Is the Best Part

Consisting of several buildings (most in ruins — mill, factory) the main event is the manor house... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
Film G
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Aurora
via mobile
Great place for a visit

Plan on staying a couple of hours seeing the well maintained grounds and the small museum. My... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2017
103Katherine
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Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
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the museum includes 5 iconic sites in the history of the island : habitation murat showing collections, habitation roussel-Trianon, the factories dorot and pirogue and the mare au punch site. 26 mills can also be visited. each of these sites allows...more
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Section Murat, Grand Bourg 97112, Guadeloupe
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+33 5 90 97 48 68
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Consisting of several buildings (most in ruins — mill, factory) the main event is the manor house which contains the museum, which does a good job of presenting the sugar business over the centuries. Lots is in English. There’s also a muddy medicinal herb garden...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

We had our picnics here on 3 occasions and watched 2 Birds of Prey (Merlins!) hunting. The grounds are beautiful and the house was interesting

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Reviewed November 17, 2017

Plan on staying a couple of hours seeing the well maintained grounds and the small museum. My dictionary came in handy because we don't speak much French. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

First of all, it's free. Second of all, the grounds and main building are beautiful and the view of the ocean from the main building is spectacular. It's definitely worth an hour or so to walk around and see the displays in the museum. There...More

1  Thank Laura G
Reviewed March 22, 2016

The main house from this former sugar/rum plantation along some of the outbuildings and well-maintained gardens is a nice stop; and there are several kiosks in both French and English which provide information about the site. But, overall there isn't much here and this was...More

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Reviewed January 18, 2016

Impressive ruins of a former slave plantation. largest on the island with 300 slaves. made rum out of sugar cane. Part of a UNESCO heritage site to document the history of slavery. Small museum inside the mansion about the history of Guadeloupe. It was interesting...More

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