Discover the
mystery of
the Rum Trade

in Whitehaven

Set in the original 1785 shop, courtyards, cellars and bonded warehouses of the Jefferson family. The Rum Story has been authentically designed to provide all-weather family entertainment.

Discover the
mystery of
the Rum trade

Let history come to life

During the visit you will travel through a tropical rainforest, an African village, a realistic slave ship, Cumbrian cottages, a Cooper's workshop and much, much more

Discover the
mystery of
the Rum Trade

in Whitehaven

Set in the original 1785 shop, courtyards, cellars and bonded warehouses of the Jefferson family. The Rum Story has been authentically designed to provide all-weather family entertainment.

Discover the
mystery of
the Rum trade

from Whitehaven to America

During your visit you will travel through a tropical rainforest, an African village, a realistic slave ship, Cumbrian cottages, a Cooper's workshop and much, much more.

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Discover the Rum Story

The Rum Story was designed as a wet-weather attraction, and is one of the key features of the regeneration project, which also features the Crow’s Nest at the harbour, and the renovation of the harbour-side itself.

Multi Award Winning Visitor Attraction

Imagine leaving the streets of our Georgian town centre and feeling like you have been transported to an exotic island in the Caribbean. That is what you will experience when you begin your journey through The Rum Story

The Rum Story is a great day out for all ages.

The Rum Story was designed as a wet-weather attraction, and is one of the key features of the regeneration project, which also features the Crow’s Nest at the harbour, and the renovation of the harbour-side itself.

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Holiday Opening Times! We will be open 7 days a week during the school summer holidays July 24th until September 4th.

  • coffee shop

    The coffee shop, set beside the courtyard offers many perspectives. Inside the converted stables snug...

  • coach parties

    For a truly memorable day for all your passengers visit the world's first exhibition telling...

  • schools

    A valuable learning experience The Rum Story tells the story of Whitehaven, Cumbria and indeed...

Jeffersons

Rum online:

enjoy the
famous Jeffersons
rum!

Buy a Hamper:

buy our
unique hampers
from our store

Party in
the vault:

Celebrating?
Enjoy a
unique experience

Call us:

01946 592933

The Rum Story,
LOWTHER STREET,
Whitehaven, CA28 7DN
e-mail:
louise@rumstory.co.uk

Open Mon-Sat 10am - 4.30pm. 7 Days a week during the Summer Holidays 10am - 4.30pm. If travelling any distance please call to check opening times