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Imagine leaving the heart of Whitehaven's historic port and being taken back in time to an exotic tropical island's rainforest in the Caribbean, that is just the start of your great adventure in The Rum Story.
The journey traces the origins of Whitehaven's dark trade to villages in Africa and the vile transportation of slaves to the Antiguan sugar plantations. There are stories of Blackbeard and piracy on the high seas, smugglers and Nelson's navy. See the infamous punch houses, gangsters' illicit stills, the Jazz Age and hear the tales of Whitehaven's maritime past and the renowned Jefferson family.
Our courtyard cafe provides a menu that is full of home-made items and enticing goodies, in the courtyard you will also find our themed gift shop, where you can purchase souvenirs, unusual gifts and of course the famous 1785 Jefferson's rum.
Wonderful glassed over courtyard, licenced cafe serving fresh made local specialities. Excellent exhibition. Please contact booking office to check if amenities meet your requirements.
|Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)|
* Last admission 15.30.
Adult £5.45, concession £4.45, child £3.45, family £16.45. Group adult £3.50 and child £2.50
Access to Whitehaven is from the A595. Just follow the town centre signs.
Accessible by Public Transport: Whitehaven station is 1 mile away.
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