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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...more
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Spring Garden Highway | Exmouth Gap, Brandons, Bridgetown, Barbados
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the tasting tour at the visitor's center and learned a lot about the history of rum. We also tasted several different rums. The tour guide was knowledgeable and interesting. It would have been better if we could have actually seen the rum distilling...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KateSC353
Reviewed yesterday

Dont forget to go to the bar on the other side of the shop to try out their 1703 Rum ($200US a bottle). Well worth the money

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rodneys90
Reviewed yesterday

What can I say, I have been here twice and visited the Lovely Barbados several times....Mount Gay is one of the Islands most precious places due to the history of " De Rum"....the story of the Mount Gay rum still captures me....worthy of a visit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank marshamay123
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an incredible tour. Very informative and full of history and tasting. Definitely not one to mmiss

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bob W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Generally a good informative tour by a very knowledgeable guide, we were given a glass of rum punch at the beginning and were then taken through some of the history of Mount gay which included a short video. We were then given samples of 4...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 555paule
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mount Gay’s rum history and tasting tour is a must if you like rum. The staff here are very friendly, funny and knowledgeable. The rum tasting is a great way to find which rum you like best. The drinks by the bar after the tour...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank tjhaynes8
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the lunch tour of the rum factory yesterday. Check-in was very disorganised we did not know where to go. People went to the lunch area where there was a counter serving rum drinks. We were told our lunch card would allow us a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank manytrips222
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on this tour with our 11 month old baby and had a great day. The staff were lovely and accommodating. We found the tour went quickly which was great for us as we have an active baby. The rum tasting was great but...More

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

No visitor to Barbados should leave the island without a visit to the Mount Gay Visitor Center, to take one of their tours. Learn about the best rum in the world from the people who produce it. Taste it for yourself. Just don't expect to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KangarooQueen
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the signature rum tasting tour. The guide was wonderful and very well informed. The tour consisted of a history lesson of all things Mount Gay Rum. After hearing about the beginnings of Mount Gay we then entered the tasting room. We were able...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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kiwimoa
16 September 2018|
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Response from JennieB58 | Reviewed this property |
yes there were children there!
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Williemort
28 August 2018|
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Response from Em R | Reviewed this property |
Yes as the shop is where we paid for the tour. Don't forget you can only shop tax free there if purchases go straight to the airport
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AAlisonM
12 July 2018|
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Response from Weecookie34 | Reviewed this property |
Depends what one you select. We went for tour with lunch. We started the tour at 10.30 but got picked up at 9.30.
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