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Museo de Agroindustria Azucarera

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Riding the Rails

Had a tour of the museum and learned the history of sugar cane. Museum was in the process of... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Rosemarie R
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Chicago, Illinois
Nice trip back to ancient times

nice visit, interesting facts, fun train ride, guide was very knowledgeable, wish we could see it... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
nenette692018
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Ottawa, Canada
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Carretera Caibarien km 1, Remedios 52700, Cuba
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Had a tour of the museum and learned the history of sugar cane. Museum was in the process of preparing for an international meeting and thus housekeeping was in process. After touring the small museum and hearing the history. I had an opportunity to ride...More

Thank Rosemarie R
Reviewed 29 March 2018

nice visit, interesting facts, fun train ride, guide was very knowledgeable, wish we could see it function !

Thank nenette692018
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed my time exploring and learning the history, was cool seeing the old trains and seeing how they make the sugar cane, the sugar cane was very sweet when we were allowed to taste it. Had a great time taking a ride on the steam...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Unfortunately the hurricane destroyed all the interpretive signs around this old sugar factory and steam engine graveyard. SO you need a guide (or a mechanical engineer) to help you understand the machinery. Definitely worth a visit though.

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Rode with the engineer Santiago in the locomotive with 5 others from my group. He let me pull the cord and toot the horn before crossings. What fun!

Thank gretchenp240
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Not worth the time for the sugar cane trip. It is not even a farm, just a museum with some abandoned machines, and the clerk spend time explaining how things work. No hands on demonstration.

Thank SUVrider
Reviewed 31 December 2017

The museum had it's entire roof ripped off from Irma on Sept 9, 2017. There is extensive damage. They are obviously trying to get it fixed up but it looks like it's not such a priority as some of the hotels and government buildings. It...More

Thank RaeOsborn
Reviewed 31 May 2017

A 100 year-old steam train picked us up at the Remedios train station and took us on a 20 minute ride to the museum. A few of us got to ride up in the engine with the engineer, while the rest of us rode in...More

Thank GrandpaX4
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Cuba has had a sugar industry since 1524 and much use was made of slaves then lowly paid local workers. After the revolution, machinery took over and this site is an exhibit of the steam driven machinery used in the four processes. All this is...More

Thank DCCKid
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This was a hoot! We rode on a 100 plus year old train to get to the sugar museum and 4 of us were lucky enough ro ride right up in the locomotive. It was not up there but the view and the opportunity could...More

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