Sugar Heritage Museum

The Sugar Heritage Village and Museum Project, located within the Brechin Castle compound in Couva, is aimed at capturing, archiving, preserving and showcasing the documented and remaining legacy of the sugar industry in Trinidad and Tobago. It also aims at re-creating a living legacy of the many traditions that characterised the era of “King Sugar” in Trinidad and Tobago and of those who laboured in the fields.

  • A Sugar Museum at Sevilla House
  • A Sugar Heritage Village comprising artefacts, rolling stock, railway lines etc
  • An Archive and Documentation Centre
  • A replica of a small functioning sugar factory at the Brechin Castle factory
  • A Handicraft and Artisan Centre
  • Sporting Facilities utilising Sevilla Club and its facilities including the Golf course
  • A Recreational Park utilising the four (4) Cooling Ponds
  • An Auditorium and Cultural Centre 
  • A Conference Centre
  • A Guest-House Facility
  • A Visitor Information Centre>
  • Restaurant Facilities
  • Agricultural Plots and Horticulture
  • Preservation of an invaluable historical and cultural heritage and legacy
  • Capturing and safeguarding of critical research data and information
  • Showcasing of an economic and social culture that shaped our history and our people
  • Reproduction of this historical legacy into a living legacy
  • Addition of a new tourism product for the benefit of both local and international visitors
  • Provision of a new and exciting recreational space for the local population
  • Generation of sustainable employment and incomes>
  • Generation of civic and national pride 

The Sugar Heritage Village and Museum Project comprises several public and private entities including:

  • Ministry of Tourism
  • Ministry of Community Development and Culture
  • Ministry of Sports and Youth
  • University of the West Indies
  • National Energy Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago
  • National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago

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