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Mount Gay Visitor Centre

Spring Garden Highway | Exmouth Gap, Brandons, Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-425-8757
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Mount Gay Signature Rum Tour in Barbados
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Mount Gay Rum and Cocktail Tour in Barbados
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Set against the brilliant blue of the Caribbean sea and sky, our Visitor Centre invites guests from around the world to discover the story behind Barbados' finest spirit. Greeted in our lush green garden, visitors will explore the history, heritage and craft of Mount Gay rums, while special tours treat you to a cocktail mixing session or a traditional Bajan lunch. Come learn of the distillation, ageing and blending techniques that have been perfected over 310 years of crafting the world's oldest rum! Mount Gay Rum: There is a Time and a Place.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“rum tasting” (146 reviews)
“bottling plant” (101 reviews)
“cocktail tour” (75 reviews)
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Spring Garden Highway | Exmouth Gap, Brandons, Bridgetown, Barbados
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+1 246-425-8757
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"rum tasting"
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"bottling plant"
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"cocktail tour"
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"gift shop"
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"short film"
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"rum making"
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"our tour guide"
in 79 reviews
"tasting room"
in 27 reviews
"great tour"
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"basic tour"
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"actual distillery"
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"signature tour"
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"sugar cane"
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Reviewed yesterday

Let me firstly say, I'm a rum fanatic. So this day here was a big deal. I was disappointed that it wasn't a tour........its a tasting session with benefits. But they dont advertise it as anything other than what it is. It is extremely well...More

Thank Wayne A
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a good visit if you are looking to taste the different varieties of Mount Gay, purchase a cocktail at the bar then a bottle in the shop - but you will learn very little of the history of rum or sugar cane or...More

Thank CKLK6
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a bit of a hassle to get there. Eventually used a taxi from Bridgetown for 8 dollars usd. Well worth the hassle getting there. It is a beautiful facility and our tour guide Tina was fantastic. She was very personable, funny and informative....More

Thank MikeI283BL
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very interesting history of the company and the rum, lots of generous tasting and a great bar to sip and enjoy.

Thank Kristijp
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We didn't have time to do the tour but the gift shop was nice, the staff very polite and helpful and the prices good. Of course we brought rum back!

Thank gregdLA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time on this tour!!! Our guide had a fantastic personality who really livened up the history side of things and kept us completely entertained throughout the tour! It really surprised me how many people did not know going into it that...More

Thank lbmastiff
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time learning about the history of the distillery with some jokes along the way. The tasting was excellent with generous amounts provided. We did the signature tour and got to enjoy further rums at the end at a table with the tour...More

Thank David C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the hour long tour of the rum plantation and learned a lot about how rum was made and the history of the Mount Gay factory. The presentation inludes a 7 minute video of the origins of the run industry on Barbados. During the...More

Thank javiere641
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting tour, tour guide exceptional and charming too. Enjoyed tasting the rum, several free samples, though it was stronger than I thought it would be. Afterwards enjoyed the bar and the many drinks available for purchase.

Thank Libby S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was confusing real rum with the clear stuff that they sell in US liquor stores. But Mt. Gay makes several different grades of rum, including some made for sipping. NOT mixing. The visitor centre gives you a history of the Mt. Gay brand, and...More

Thank waynecurt
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Sherelle D
November 27, 2017|
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Response from sciarapd | Reviewed this property |
I used the contact listed on their website and had no problems. The email I used, as on their website, was mountgaytours@remy-cointreau . com (remove the spaces before and after the . - I couldn't post without the spaces... More
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November 1, 2017|
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Response from JamieDavidM | Reviewed this property |
We got picked up from our hotel next to Speight’s town which is further than hole town.
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Martyn S
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In my opinion, if you were going with a large group of people you know, then yes you can bring the child. Outside of that I wouldn't recommend you bring the child. The little restaurant seemed nice, we didn't eat there... More
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