Museo del Ron

Santiago de Cuba

Now housed at the Bacardí Rum Factory, this modern little museum has well-presented exhibits and multilingual guides explaining the history and manufacture of Cuban rum. Interesting highlights include the actual taxidermied bat that inspired the Bacardí logo, as well as antique machinery used for processing and bottling the sugarcane liquor we know as rum. The end of the tour involves a toast with a shot of añejo (tequila).

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