House of Sugar (Maison de la Canne), Trois-Ilets

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#4 of 11 in Museums in Arrondissement of Le Marin
House of Sugar (Maison de la Canne) showcases the role of sugar cane in the development of the island and documents the history of colonialism. Start your visit at the botanical park, then continue to the area narrating the history of sugar plantations through the use of charts, boards, pictures, maps, and restored machinery. End the tour with the rum exhibit, which lets you learn about the popular liquor's history and production. The museum is isolated, so you will need a car to visit this impressive and history-steeped attraction. To visit House of Sugar (Maison de la Canne) and other attractions in Trois-Ilets, use our Trois-Ilets driving holiday planner .
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  • We go there less for the place than for the content. Very informative (perhaps boring) about the history of the production of sugar cane and the operation of the dwellings, but also of the old railways that no longer exist today (except one preserved in Sainte Marie). Lots of signs to read.
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  • After we parked our car we went to the House of Sugar. We were surprised that we could not take any pictures. However, we could take pictures outside, The museum was worthwhile. We learned about the h...  more »
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  • Small museum with some interesting facts about the sugar cane, slavory and rum production. Great with some translation to english since I don't understand french. 4 € fee, around a one hour stop.
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