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This World Heritage Site Museum May be the best (only?) resaon to visit Port Louis. The museum explains how after the British abolished slavery they used indentured servants, largely from southern India, to staff the burgeoning sugar plantations.
The museum tells the story in poignant...More
We passed by this museum on our way to china town. It was definitely a highlight of our day in Port Louis. This is the type of history I’m interested in, abolition of slavery and the next paid workforce. Although it didn’t seem much different...More
We didn't know what to expect from this World Heritage site, but we came out more knowledgeable having learnt about how the majority of people actually came to live on Mauritius. Very interesting insight for such a small site.
Aapravasi Ghat is a place of our ancestors. A.G shows how our grandmothers and fathers leaves, works, ways doing things, culture values and the way British colonial treat them. A.G is what we call a place of interesting for visitors; why ? Is a sea...More
Informative, well presented and even free - this site is a must when in Port Louis to learn about the history of Mauritius.
Concise descriptions and some exhibits without the overly lengthy museum feeling - guided tours are also available if you want to know...More
Date of experience: August 2018
The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
A very informative and interesting museum
All visitors should take a 2-3 hours out to visit and it is free entry.
Gives background to modern day Mauritius but also about how men rest other men where the rich and powerful exploit the poor and dispossessed...More