Mount Gay Visitor Centre, Bridgetown

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If you're interested in rum and history, then don't miss the chance to visit Mount Gay Visitor Centre and learn about the oldest brand of rum in existence. Watch a video explaining the history of the company and its processes, then take a tour of the bottling plant to see rum distillation in real life. The tour concludes on a high, as you get to sample a range of the distillery's famous rums. Don’t forget to grab a couple of bottles from the souvenir shop to take home with you, and pick up a cap or a T-shirt on your way out. To visit Mount Gay Visitor Centre and other attractions in Bridgetown, use our Bridgetown vacation builder.
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  • August 13, 2017
    The second leg of our day out was a fascinating trip round the rum factory. It was educational and fun, which was helped by ample samples of Mount Gay rum. You learn the history of rum production in B...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Just back and as rainy season, we had rain, so decided on a visit here. Not the cheapest of events, think it was BD$30 each so about £25 for 2. You are welcomed by friendly staff who direct you to a b...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    This tour was so fun and we only paid £11.50 each  (we booked it from London). Upon arrival we waited for the other tour to finish then we were ushered to a room and served rum punch. The room was cov...  more »
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  • June 1, 2017
    A very cool place to visit, when in Barbados, Museum tour is very informative and interesting. I especially love the rum punch and see all the tools and pots used in the past. Very lovely gift shop and bar on the compound as well.
  • April 18, 2017
    Being quite familiar with Mt. Gay, we skipped the video and tour and went straight to the testing. Don't miss out on the Mauby. More importantly, splurge on the 1703 (and it's cheaper to buy the bottle here than at the airport. For eclipse, it's the other way around and you don't have to pack it in your luggage). Friendly, informative staff. Fun experience.
  • January 11, 2017
    We had a wonderful tour guide (Rumal) who made our visit interesting and fun. We learned about the history of rum, which was first distilled on Barbados. A visit here is a must-do if you're spending a few days on the island. Great gift shop too.
  • July 16, 2016
    Very nice visitor centre with wonderful staff! Be sure to visit the really reasonably priced restaurant!
  • June 23, 2016
    Our tour was good fun - got to drink quite a lot of rum

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