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Betty's Hope

Pares Village, St. John's, Antigua
+1 269-462-1469
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Sugar plantation established in 1674 and preserved as a monument to the slaves whose labor it exploited.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sugar plantation” (101 reviews)
“small museum” (52 reviews)
“worth a visit” (46 reviews)
Pares Village, St. John's, Antigua
+1 269-462-1469
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did a day safari tour and this was one of our stops along the tour. Was interesting, pretty views as well.

Thank Gonny E
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our tour guide was excellent and gave us as much knowledge as he could around Bettys Hope and the museum is small onsite however, we really felt like we wanted to understand more about the land and the museum didn't offer too much. It was...More

Thank ashleyB_187
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a stop on our island tour, was a very interesting place and a good spot for some photos. They have a very thorough exhibit detailing the history of the property.

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the visit if you are out and about and a fascinating insight into Antiguan history, slavery and the emancipation captured in the ruins of a sugar plantation. Informative exhibition in the old stables and the two windmills but not a lot else to see....More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t expect “Disney World” but was an informative spot on the tour.. History of the sugar industry and a beautiful piece of history on the island..

Thank BeReal1977
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is part of the history of the island & the people of Antigua & should not to be missed. It tells the sad story of many oppressed people & how they lived.

Thank why123456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a historical trip around the island, was very interesting but lots to read and small items to see so maybe not a choice for younger families. Could do with some more visual or interactive exhibitions as to how they extracted the sugar using...More

Thank sarianpaul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lack of funds makes the site look like it is in desperate need. It is nevertheless the only sugar cane wind mill with wooden top structure left in Antigua. Besides that......good potential. It is OK stop if going to Devil's Bridge or Stingray City or...More

Thank Ivan V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Betty’s Hope on a trip round Antigua. Apart from the windmills there’s not a lot there to see. It was very hot but there was a lovely breeze and shelter under the trees for our picnic. I wouldn’t go there as one trip...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 14 October 2017

There's not a whole lite to see here. A windmill and a small museum, but worth the visit since it is free and it is nice to learn a bit of history.

Thank spoiledrotten1
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