New Exhibit Maritime Museum San Diego
Rum: Sailors, Pirates And Prohibition
The fresh new interactive, educational and entertaining exhibit at Maritime Museum San Diego, tells the story of the new world’s first distilled spirit. From its origins on 17th-century Caribbean sugar cane plantations to today’s trendy cocktail lounges. Using exhibits, artifacts and 3D displays, visitors will uncover stories of pirates, American and British sailors, and San Diego smugglers.
The exhibit covers more than 400 years, ranging from the early distilling process, rum’s role in American politics, including slavery, piracy, and prohibition. It’s an engaging and educational experience that rum, maritime and history buffs will enjoy.
Showing in the Gould Eddy Gallery aboard the Ferryboat Berkeley.
The exhibit is included with general admission to the Museum.