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Museo de Agroindustria Azucarera

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Sweet Tour

This museum presents the history of Cuba's sugar industry. You learn about the origin and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AK8397
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Ontario, Canada
History of Sugarcane Factory

Interesting place to visit. You can see how they make sugars from the cane as well as the history... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2019
BarisSenol
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Edmonton, Canada
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Carretera Caibarien km 1, Remedios 52700, Cuba
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum presents the history of Cuba's sugar industry. You learn about the origin and development of the sugar cane business, including the types of tools and processes that were used, the links to slavery, and the importance of sugar to the Cuban economy. With...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

Interesting place to visit. You can see how they make sugars from the cane as well as the history of slavery. Must seen if you are going to county tour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BarisSenol
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Had a tour of the museum and learned the history of sugar cane. Museum was in the process of preparing for an international meeting and thus housekeeping was in process. After touring the small museum and hearing the history. I had an opportunity to ride...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rosemarie R
Reviewed 29 March 2018

nice visit, interesting facts, fun train ride, guide was very knowledgeable, wish we could see it function !

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank nenette692018
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed my time exploring and learning the history, was cool seeing the old trains and seeing how they make the sugar cane, the sugar cane was very sweet when we were allowed to taste it. Had a great time taking a ride on the steam...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Carissa20
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Unfortunately the hurricane destroyed all the interpretive signs around this old sugar factory and steam engine graveyard. SO you need a guide (or a mechanical engineer) to help you understand the machinery. Definitely worth a visit though.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank OldeDad
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Rode with the engineer Santiago in the locomotive with 5 others from my group. He let me pull the cord and toot the horn before crossings. What fun!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank gretchenp240
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Not worth the time for the sugar cane trip. It is not even a farm, just a museum with some abandoned machines, and the clerk spend time explaining how things work. No hands on demonstration.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank SUVrider
Reviewed 30 December 2017

The museum had it's entire roof ripped off from Irma on Sept 9, 2017. There is extensive damage. They are obviously trying to get it fixed up but it looks like it's not such a priority as some of the hotels and government buildings. It...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank RaeOsborn
Reviewed 31 May 2017

A 100 year-old steam train picked us up at the Remedios train station and took us on a 20 minute ride to the museum. A few of us got to ride up in the engine with the engineer, while the rest of us rode in...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank GrandpaX4
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