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The Rum Story, Whitehaven

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  • Does not pretend the slaves had a good time. Good insights into to family that ran this bit of Imperial Britain. Blank about their total lack of empathy with fellow humans. That's how we can be folks....  more »
  • My friends regularly visit the cafe every Saturday and have experienced good and awful service! Very recently I ordered a drink and snack at 11:25 but did not get the drink until 12:15 and food until ...  more »
  • situated near the harbour this little museum is very informative of the rum and sugar trade and of local history--not expensive so give it a try if you have an hour or two to fill 
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  • Great for coffee...also lovely new shop out front selling local produce etc...the rum story experience is super for both children and adults. Wonderful school trips too.
  • 40 mins for coffee, another 5 mins for breakfast and ANOTHER 5 mins for a measly slice of toast that wasn't even cooked.
  • All about the smuggling trade of old. Great fun for the family
  • An interesting couple of hours into the slave trade & rum making, well worth a visit.
  • Really good