Museum Ogier-Fombrun, Montrouis

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Gain an understanding of the somber history of Haitian slavery at Museum Ogier-Fombrun. Set on a beautiful old sugar cane plantation, the museum offers a confronting portrayal of life in the fields. Ask for a well-informed and enthusiastic guide, who can give you and in-depth look at the exhibition, illustrating the enslavement, and eventual rebellion of the people here. Don’t forget your sunscreen and bug spray when you’re out in the grounds. Put Museum Ogier-Fombrun into our Montrouis sightseeing planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Montrouis.
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  • A great slice of history at this historical location. Tour guides in both French or English available. A descriptive explanation of the history of Haiti with rooms and rooms items to see and touch! Ha...  more »
  • The tour speaks mainly of history and not exploitation. Little information on the sugar cane and the mill. Pretty interesting to see furniture.
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  • Great grounds, gardens and peacocks. English speaking visitors seemed like an unexpected surprise, but still very worth the experience and important lesson in haitian history and culture. Cool peacock...  more »
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  • well it is attractive but they should have put more historical items in there
  • Always great to know about my country and countrymen, best history Museum in HAITI.
  • Many people don't know what the museum is about. Very interesting
  • Great historical artifacts and knowledgeable guides. Need more restrooms.
  • We only visited the museum, but it was great. $5 (in 2017) for entry and a personal guide. Our guide was very knowledgeable. The museum was small, but contained a lot of information about the history of Haiti. It also contains information about this specific former plantation on which this museum and Moulin Sur Mer Resort (you'll learn why it's called Moulin Sur Mer!) including the colonial to modern day history.

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