Museums

List of museum s in Mauritius.

Natural History Museum  in Port Louis – A historical monument and hosts a Dodo skeleton and among other images of extinct and endangered species.

Photography museum shows old cameras and prints, several daguerreotypes produced in Mauritius in 1840 and a vast archive of historical photos of the island.

Blue Penny museum Port Louis is a history and art museum is one of the prime elements of the Mauritian cultural scene. It displays a precious heritage collection about Mauritius and the region. The pride of the museum’s collection is two of the world’s rarest stamps: the red one-penny and blue two-penny ‘Post Office’ stamps issued in 1847.

Museum in Mahébourg

National history museum Mahebourg – The château, a 18th century building housing the museum outskirts of Mahébourg. The story of the French naval victory is displayed in the museum, along with salvaged items from the British frigate Magicians, which sank in the battle. There are some of the old maps and remands of shipwrecks explaining the human history of the Island.

Museum in Pamplemousse

Sugar Adventure world museum in the north of the island is a huge and comprehensive museum, adventure du Sucre Museum not just about the sugar industry but the slave trade which is fascinating.

Museum in Moka

Eureka – mansion Creole – Built in 1830, renovated and opened to the public as a museum in 1986, Eureka House Museum at Moka offers a magnificent view over the surrounding valley.

Museum in Curepipe

Domain Aubineau museum is one of the few remaining typical colonial houses of the high plateaus which are open to the public for visits. Admire the interior of this beautiful house with its authentic furniture from days gone by, its paintings as well as photographs of Cure pipe.

Museum in Bois Cheri

Bois Cheri Tea factory – Discover the thousand and one secrets about tea during the visit of the tea museum and a guided factory tour. You may then stop over at the chalet for a tea tasting session.