Walk through a timeless journey almost two hundred years in the making and go behind the scenes to discover some of the secrets behind our world famous and internationally acclaimed products.
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Take an interactive tour of the Angostura Museum to discover almost two hundred years of our company’s unique and rich history. Learn more about the nearly 700 species of butterflies that call Trinidad and Tobago its home, as well as other interesting fun facts about these delicate creatures. Visit the Angostura art gallery, which claims a collection of over 175 pieces of original art created by celebrated local and Caribbean artists.
The Angostura Story (Museum)
Walk through the annals of time and learn about Angsotura’s history which spans almost two centuries, which began in Venezuela and ended in Trinidad.
The Angostura Barcant Butterfly Collection
This extensive and unique butterfly collection is the only one of its kind in the Caribbean and boasts over 5000 specimens of butterflies.
The Angostura Art Gallery No.1
Angostura’s History: In this gallery we have tried to mirror the values which best embodies Angostura’s legacy, and our impression of Trinidad and Tobago through the many years in which we have played a part.
The Angostura Art Gallery No.2
Life & Reflections: In this gallery we highlight various aspects of life in the Caribbean and also seek to showcase the commonalities of human emotions through the work of the featured artists.
The Angostura Art Gallery No.3
Nature - few places in this world offer the infinite colours, forms and sensations of the Caribbean islands. These pieces allow us to appreciate our unique sceneries and pristine surroundings.
“It's a very informative and enjoyable way to spend a morning. We got to see the barrel-making as well as other processes. Thoroughly recommended.”
Rachel C, London, UK
“The tour guide was very informative and the butterfly room (and butterflies) were beautiful. The tour guide gives very informative information about the history of bitters and its founders. You get to go into the area where the bitters are made and the smell is nothing short of heavenly!”
“The Angostura facility and museum themselves are really quite impressive. We learnt quite a bit of history along the way.”
Alicia, Princes Town
Take a trip back to the early 1800s to a small town in Venezuela, called Angostura!
The tour begins with a short film on the company’s history and its founding father, Dr. Johann Siegert, inventor of Angostura® aromatic bitters and tracks its venture into rum manufacturing.
Go behind the scenes to learn how angostura® aromatic bitters is made.
While much secrecy surrounds the manufacturing of Angostura® aromatic bitters, visitors are given a quick peak into the ‘Bitters Room’, the only place in the world this product is manufactured.
Discover firsthand just what it takes to make the perfect blend of rums.
Learn about the centuries’ old art of coopering and visit our state-of-the-art bottling factory.
Visit the unique barcant butterfly collection.
The collection boasts an impressive array of 5000 specimens of butterflies, that includes almost 700 local species found in Trinidad and Tobago. It also includes butterfly specimens from many countries around the world, including some very rare and exceptional ones.
FINALLY TASTE THE EXPERIENCE OF OUR LOCALLY MANUFACTURED AND INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED RUMS
The tour concludes with the opportunity to purchase several of our locally manufactured and internationally acclaimed rums from our in house store – Solera Laventille.
angostura factory tour
The tour includes a visit to our Angostura® Museum, Barcant Butterfly Collection and Angostura® Art Gallery; a tour of our Bitters’ Manufacturing Room – the only place in the world where ANGOSTURA® aromatic bitters is made -, our bottling plant and state-of-the-art rum distillery is also included. See how our rum barrels are made and visit our ‘on-site’ retail shop to make purchases.
Tours are offered daily Monday to Friday – 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Advanced bookings required. For any further enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org