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Mount Gay Visitor Centre

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Address: Spring Garden Highway | Exmouth Gap, Brandons, Bridgetown, Barbados
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+1 246-425-8757

Set against the brilliant blue of the Caribbean sea and sky, our Visitor...

Set against the brilliant blue of the Caribbean sea and sky, our Visitor Centre invites guests from around the world to discover the story behind Barbados' finest spirit. Greeted in our lush green garden, visitors will explore the history, heritage and craft of Mount Gay rums, while special tours treat you to a cocktail mixing session or a traditional Bajan lunch. Come learn of the distillation, ageing and blending techniques that have been perfected over 310 years of crafting the world's oldest rum! Mount Gay Rum: There is a Time and a Place.

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Fun, informative & delicious

Well worth a visit. Our guide, Rumal, was extremely well informed and hugely entertaining (he was hilarious). If you like rum, upgrade to the premium tasting experience. You'll... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit. Our guide, Rumal, was extremely well informed and hugely entertaining (he was hilarious). If you like rum, upgrade to the premium tasting experience. You'll get to sample several older more unique rums (even more delicious!) and enjoy the terrace setting whilst your guide gives you a more personal experience.

Thank Louise W
Fort Lauderdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The tour ( destillery is located 5 mins from the center of Bridgetown) includes facilities, a film and a tasting in real glasses. The gift shop sells all the rums and Souvenirs from the destillery. The tour guide was knowledgeable and dedicated. A very nice and recommandable experience.

Thank Angelika S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The hour long Tour was fun and informative. Five different rum tastings with generous pours. Tour guide Naesha was great.

Thank Jamie J
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am a rum drinker now. A shot on the rocks and sipping is great. A way to end the evening. explained alot of history and the use. blending and straight

Thank fstued1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There isn't a lot to the tour as this is only heir bottling facility. Thy do let you sample 5 runs and welcome you with a local run punch. Interesting history to the company and puts some of Barbados history into perspective. Worth the 15US. We had a BOGO coupon we found at an information kiosk, so keep your eyes... More 

Thank Geoff G
Prosper, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great way to spend a couple of hours off of cruise ship. Short taxi ride from pier. Very small but very nice place. Very much enjoyed talking to bartender before tour. Tour is very informative and plenty of tasting afterward and the employees are super friendly. Great selection of products for purchase (we bought a small rum cake and it... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very informative and interesting tour on the history of Rum making. We went on the lunch tour which was very enjoyable. After the tour you can sample the different types of rum

Thank Linda C
Ocala, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First, Mount Gay rum itself is a wonderful product and a few bottles somehow stowed away in our luggage for the flight home. But the experience itself was basically average. Starting with the good things: we did their tour and lunch, booked directly with MG, so they provided transportation from our hotel. Most aspects of the transportation were fine (friendly... More 

Thank Kairho1
West Chiltington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a 2-for-1 voucher given to us on our visit to the Kensington Oval,.so only paid $15 for the two of us. A very enjoyable and informative tour of the Centre by Amina. A rum punch to start us off, then some history and a short film, then on to the tasting. We had the chance to try 5... More 

Thank Susan G
Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have toured many wineries and breweries in the past and this tour is one of the best. Our guide was informative and entertaining at the same time. We sampled pretty well every rum product offered and paid an additional $15 to sample the 1703 extra premium product which they charge $150US a bottle ($179 at duty free and $225... More 

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