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The Rum Story, Whitehaven

(4/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • A little expensive to get it, but once you're in there is lots to read about the story of rum, with all the details of how the sugar cane is grown and harvested. A few videos to watch along the way as...  more »
  • A well presented story full of facts about the end m trade and naval life and the early slave trade and olinisation of the caribean  more »
  • 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 »
Google
  • 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