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L'Aventure du Sucre

Beau Plan, Pamplemousses, Mauritius
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Owner description: Nestled in the lush green Domaine de Beau Plan, l’Aventure du Sucre is nowadays a compelling offer of the Mauritian tourism sector. The site consists... more » Owner description: Nestled in the lush green Domaine de Beau Plan, l’Aventure du Sucre is nowadays a compelling offer of the Mauritian tourism sector. The site consists of an eco-museum, a boutique and a restaurant. « less
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

This is what a museum should be! Interactive, complete and modern. A good concept with a lot of information, a working cane factory and tasting of Mauritius' largest export product! Kind people and an amazing restaurant for a perfect lunch next to the museum. During our holiday the suger mill was also the host of White Sensation, the best dance... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Interesting museum detailing the history of Mauritius (which strongly related to that of sugar). Good from what was available in the resto, but service in the restaurant is pretty poor. I mean, you would not serve some people at a table and then bring the rest of the people's order when the others have eaten theirs! Also don't expect to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We went as part of a guided day out - there is a tonne of info in this museum that I must say is more fascinating than it's name suggests. We returned a later date for the gorgeous restaurant alone, for a wonderful take on Mauritian cuisine

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Although there is a lot to take in, mostly written exhibits, the history of Mauritius (not just the sugar) is laid out well. Some big machinery to keep inquisitive engineers happy, and the promise of sugar tasting at the end to keep the kids engaged. I also enjoyed the Rhum tasting too. Very informative, well presented and a good restaurant... More

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Singleton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

A last minute decision to visit l'Adventure du Sucre was well rewarded. Everything you ever needed to know about the history of the Island and more! It is not just about the history of Sugar. A great place to start your holiday in Mauritius and the rum and sugar tasting at the end is a bonus!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

the museum is very interesting but is very large. I recommend 2 hours at least to get the full experience. it is worth taking time to read all the history. unfortunatly the museum closes at 5 so get there early. overall definetly worth the visit.

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Perth, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

We did the museum tour and it was interesting but a bit wordy and not well ordered. It did give a good view of the history of Mauritius which is inextricably tied into sugar. The best bit though was the restaurant set in a garden with a tranquil feel to it. The service was very efficient and helpful but it... More

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Sleepy Hollow, NY
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This wonderful museum was highly recommended by locals and I am really glad I visited. There is ample parking and the museum itself in the old factory. Upon entering you walk to a room with 3 short videos simultaneously showing: nature, the volcanic beginnings and the arrival of men. Next you walk into the factory itself. The walls have interesting... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

An interesting and well put together exhibition on the history of the sugar trade, and its' manufacture. The attached restaurant is excellent.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

A visit to the museum is a perfect way to spend a rainy (or windy) day. The museum is not only about sugar itself but also about how Mauritius today came to be and how the sugar industry was a big influence in it's history. The museum is located in an old sugar factory and the process is explained next... More

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