Ecomusee de Marie Galante, Grand Bourg

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See the ruins of a former sugar cane plantation at Ecomusee de Marie Galante. Abandoned in the 19th century, the mansion documents the history of slavery and is the part of a UNESCO-protected heritage site. Find out how people lived during slavery and how they fought for their freedom. Don't miss the small exhibit of documents and testimonials about the cultural richness of the island. Book a tour to see every corner of this historical site and get the most out of your experience. Put Ecomusee de Marie Galante at the forefront of your travel plans using our Marie-Galante travel itinerary planner.
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  • First of all, it's free. Second of all, the grounds and main building are beautiful and the view of the ocean from the main building is spectacular. It's definitely worth an hour or so to walk around ...  more »
  • The main house from this former sugar/rum plantation along some of the outbuildings and well-maintained gardens is a nice stop; and there are several kiosks in both French and English which provide in...  more »
  • Impressive ruins of a former slave plantation. largest on the island with 300 slaves. made rum out of sugar cane. Part of a UNESCO heritage site to document the history of slavery. Small museum inside...  more »