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Heritage / Historical sights

Blue Penny Museum in Mauritius

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Located at the Caudan waterfront, the Blue Penny Museum takes you on a captivating journey of the historical and cultural wealth of Mauritius. The museum was inaugurated in 2001 and houses some prestigious collections of colonial Mauritius. CONTINUE READING
The Frederik Hendrik Museum-Mauritius
Heritage / Historical sights

The Frederik Hendrik Museum – Mauritius

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The serene and isolated Vieux Grand Port in the Southeast Coast of Mauritius is considered as the cradle of Mauritian History. The Frederik Henrik Museum is a historical site which today bears the remnants of the first human settlement in Mauritius. CONTINUE READING
Adventure du sucre
Culture

L’Aventure Du Sucre-The Sugar Museum in Mauritius

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A tour at the L’Aventure du Sucre (Sugar Adventure) promises you an exciting and fruitful visit at the old Beau Plan Sugar Factory which was once operational from the 18th to 20th century. CONTINUE READING
Heritage / Historical sights

Aapravasi Ghat

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The Aapravasi Ghat is a World Heritage Site located on the Bay of Trou Fanfaron in Port Louis. This historical site served as an immigration depot by the colonial British government in 1849. It has played a pivotal role in the Mauritian history, as it is from this very instance that the Mauritian population became more diverse than ever. CONTINUE READING
National History Museum of Mauritius-Mahebourg
Heritage / Historical sights

National History Museum of Mauritius-Mahebourg

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Idyllically located in the small town of the South-East Coast of Mauritius, the National History Museum (Naval Museum) will take you into a historical journey of the island dating back to the 18th century. The historical town - Mahebourg was founded by the last French Governor General Charles Decaen in 1805. CONTINUE READING
Mauritius Natural History Museum
Heritage / Historical sights

Mauritius Natural History Museum

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The popular tourist destination, Mauritius has an interesting geological and historical background, of which little is known. Located in the South-West of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius sits in a line along a submerged ridge called the Seychelles-Mauritius Plateau which is located some 640 to 800 km east of Madagascar. CONTINUE READING