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Betty's Hope

Pares Village, St. John's, Antigua
+1 269-462-1469
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Sugar plantation established in 1674 and preserved as a monument to the slaves whose labor it exploited.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sugar plantation” (104 reviews)
“small museum” (54 reviews)
“worth a visit” (46 reviews)
Pares Village, St. John's, Antigua
+1 269-462-1469
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Scenic and a pleasant historic in sight into antigua past...... not really too much to see but Its worth a visit out to get a view of the highlands historic past

Thank Ian William H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Did a day trip round the island and came across this on our travels. Wanted to go see as the last time we have seen a plantation was back in Mauritius. It was free to go in even though it says that there is a...More

Thank Priscille E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting place to go to learn about the exploitation of the island and slaves for sugar. The museum is small but informative.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Out in the sticks, a sad insight into the history of the sugar cane production. Take the time to read the information on in the hut, it’s free but a donation is appreciated. Be sure to visit Devils Bridge after

Thank idsd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at Betty's Hope during opening hours, however, no one was there to collect our money at the entrance, and the one main building wasn't open. We were hoping to learn about the history of the area and sugar plantations in general, but unfortunately,...More

Thank TravelOn9928
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was well worth the time to stop here. While not functional and not well kept, it is a piece of history. It is so much larger than we imagined from pictures too. I would actually love to go back here and have a relaxed...More

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

could be such a fantastic tourist place and earn money for the island but, like many places on the island, has been left to overgrow. Still a beautiful place to visit and a lovely photo opportunity.

Thank trudy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was neat to visit. Liked the little museum and the goats roaming around freely. Notice during our stay there are a couple of these structures still remaining on the island.

Thank Missy E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Betty's Hope covers the sordid history of one of many sugar plantations once operating on the island of Antigua. While it's a work in progress, the site tells the story of the slavery and exploitation practiced by British colonialists on the island's plantations that every...More

Thank SammyandFlo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sugar plantation is long closed and not in working order. We stopped and spent about half an hour walking and seeing the sights. Recommend if youvwantvto see island history.

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