This poignant museum is dedicated to a heroic slave called Tula, whose rebellion, inspired by the successful Haitian revolution, was eventually brutally suppressed, and ended in his public execution. There isn't a huge amount of information on display at the museum to tell the story of Tula himself, but the guides are helpful and informative.
The museum has a lovely mountain setting in a former plantation house, where there's a chilling display of the artefacts used to enforce slavery on the island. The Tula museum is well worth visiting for the house itself, the excellent, free service provided by the guides, and to remember the struggles of the slaves who lived and died here.
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