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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
+1 269-462-1469
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Reviewed yesterday

The museum was very interesting . The gentleman inside was very knowledgeable and was able to answer our questions. It would have been nice to be able to walk to the ruins of the boiling house but the area wasn’t cleared. The restorations that have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AlannaT90
Reviewed 1 week ago

While the area of Betties Hope holds promise of a showcase for historical minded visitors the experince falls short of expectations. This is a 20 minute historical visit that could be hours of enjoyment if presented better. The showcase of the property is the two...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rwrogers1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 7 day visit to Antigua was based out of the Sandal’s resort however the first stop on our 3-hour land tour was Betty’s Hope Museum. While exceptionally small the museum was well documented and shared robust insights into the history of sugar cane industry...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bmwfan65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice traditional sight! Sugar was the most important product for the island. Its nice to see how people used to produce sugar the old days !

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank emilylybe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very informative place, nice picnic area; however the restrooms are very lacking. It is worth the trip to the area, one must sure to plan the bathroom breaks in advance but the history is spectacular

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ArleneA252
Reviewed 14 December 2018

This is in a lovey situation but the museum was closed when we were there, so unable to find out its fiull history.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 4 December 2018

One of the few remnants of the Antiguan sugar industry complete with two restored mills and many artefacts from the plantation. We found the museum fascinating and spent a lot of time in there learning many facts about Betty's Hope and the wider industry on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank paulofeslaford
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Came here as part of a tour. Quite quiet when we got there. Simple but very interesting and sad part of Antigua's history. Small donation requested.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank WoodstockJack2013
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed... despite being advertised as open when we got there in the taxi from the hotel .... not open ... we had to walk as the road was flooded too ... taxi driver was great though

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 69sheen
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

There's nothing really to see here. It's a simple landmark out of the way that's quiet and just a quick spot for a historic picture.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank caribbeanreina
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