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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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“small museum” (51 reviews)
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Pares Village, St. John's, Antigua
+1 269-462-1469
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Reviewed 2 days 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

These sugar mills are unprotected and really should have some status, the planation has a very good basic insight into the past with models of the layout and text descriptions, artefacts and drawings. It is with thanks to our guide Marcus Tours that we discovered...More

Thank pirateofthecaribbean
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited as part of an island tour, couple of semi restored sugar mills. Had lunch here, not much information except from tour guides

Thank cazza47482017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A thoroughly disappointing experience. The two windmills and some ruins are the only things to see. There was a small building - which was shut - that might have been a museum, but no signs to indicate this. It's clear that at some stage in...More

Thank EWPD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The two windmills at Betty's Hope are iconic, however, the real learning from venue is inside the hut that accompanies the property. Clipping of history abound that will mesmerize you and enlighten one to the labour carried out there.

Thank SpeakOutLoud
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is a stop that takes very little time to explore but is worthwhile as it puts the sugar cane production in perspective thru what it meant to the economy and the people of the island. The little museum has some interesting info (even though...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Nice, comfortable spot for a roadside picnic, which we did on our way back from an Island Safari/Stingray City excursión.

Thank Ibhux
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

A very interesting place to see what ru lots of history with respect to anthrax sugarcane plantations. The remaining partially destroyed buildings are incredible. If you have interest in history this is a place to go and see ideally you should go with an educated...More

Thank Idefeat
Reviewed 20 August 2017

There not much to see here, but there is makes a statement about the past. This was an old sugar plantation and there are a few guides telling you what it was like to be a slave on this estate. Educational.

Thank machinmad
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