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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
Spring Garden Highway | Exmouth Gap, Brandons, Bridgetown, Barbados
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My man is a rum guy through and through, our liquor cabinet does not lie and yes it did gain yet more rum (the kind you can’t get here in the states shhh) so this was a must do while on the island and so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Susanx3
Reviewed 2 days ago

I enjoyed the tour in the visitor centre, but cannot recommend buying rum there. Very over prized and honestly a rip off. I don't see how Barbados expects people to come and enjoy the island for them to return home and be able to buy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JiskaH
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been coming to Barbados for many years but have never chosen to visit the Mount Gay centre before. We were persuaded by my son and we were not disappointed. The presentation and the guide were informative and well prepared for questions. The only...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rema01
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An amazing tasting experience where we heard a lot of fascinating history from an amazing tour guide. On the tasting tour we got a lot to try Brilliant

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Surfspanner
Reviewed 4 days ago

On Thursday, 1/31/2019 we went to Bridgetown, Barbados with friends to see “where the rum come from”. We had booked a rum/cave tour (Harrison’s Cave reviewed separately). Our driver arrived to pick us up & we were pleased to see we were the only 4...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank N J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dark and stormy cocktail to start while waiting for the tour to begin. Rum punch to start the tour followed by a tasting session of 6 dark rums. All before 11 am in the morning, No idea what day it was or who I was....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank codfather502
Reviewed 5 days ago

Such a great was to spend a couple of hours. Around $20 for the ‘tour’. Our was lead by Rumal ( apologies if spelling is incorrect). He was knowledgeable, friendly and full of interesting facts. He really made the time fun and engaged with everyone....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Skipster31
Reviewed 5 days ago

Attended for the signature tasting and Bajan lunch. The transfer was delayed due to a traffic accident - Barbadian drivers make Cornish motorists look good. But the tour waited and a stiff drink was provided. Our guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable, an interesting history of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great one hour tour punctuated by a tasting of four different rums with an option for a fifth at the end. A bit disappointed that no distilling takes place here (it is all done at the plantation farther North) but the tour was entertaining nonetheless....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aisp264
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you love rum then this is a must, we did the full signature taste tour on a Monday. Easy pick up and Introduction to mount gay, good tips on each rum with what to have it with. Staff were all good fun and we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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4 February 2019|
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Response from 200annettey | Reviewed this property |
We just rocked up, we were on the 9.30am tour, but when we finished the tour they said that lunch was booked out and the there were as lots of people after us, I would get there early if you don't book.
16 September 2018|
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Response from JennieB58 | Reviewed this property |
yes there were children there!
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