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Small but interesting museum

Of course we were there to see the famous two. But it's more to the museum than only the stamps... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Linn M H
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Trondheim, Norway
Visit to waterfront

This is a small but fascinating museum near the waterfront and shops Gave some of the history of... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
rognaik1
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The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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Founded by The Mauritius Commercial Bank and erected at the Caudan Waterfront in Port Louis, this state-of-the-art Museum is one of the jewels of Mauritius cultural establishments. Resolutely modern and dynamic in its conception, it houses an...more
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All reviews every hour paul virginie post office worth a visit saint pierre on display nice visit day trip souvenir shop le caudan waterfront couple of hours shopping area maps stamp history postal exhibits
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Reviewed yesterday

Helps a lot for knowing the past of the capital Port-Louis. Ideal for kids having a general knowledge.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Job Dominique R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small musem tells the story of post and the postal service on the island. If you are in the area then its worth a look in and gain some insite into the history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mikewelham
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This very interesting museum fronts an attractive shopping area with eateries and coffee bars. There is a lot of building work going on at the moment which will result in this area having even more amenities.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julia N
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Of course we were there to see the famous two. But it's more to the museum than only the stamps. It tells the history of Mauritius too, so worth to take the time and see rest of the museum too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linn M H
Reviewed October 17, 2018

In addition to the stamps, the museum also presents the history of the island. Some old maps, photos and engravings. Same stamps, which are the main attraction of the museum, poorly exposed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank artsta
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Travel book recommended going to this museum but it wasn’t that interesting. I’d skip. A 5 minute walk away is the Aapravasi ghat which is much more interesting and free! It tells you the history of the arrival of the first paid workforce after slavery...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Good afternoon everybody, why their are choices. So here is an event not to be miss due too Mauritius Island history. Every country people says woe but here is different; people travel a lots to share messages and even it takes several days to reach...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 2014Jan2015
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Visited as part of a day trip, Exotic North, through TUI at our hotel. Museum allows no photographs. Exhibition upstairs about the evolution of stamps and downstairs it's about the evolution of Mauritius through the invasions. A one off trip

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Twiga64
Reviewed August 23, 2018

You need to visit this place its right on the modern harbor and if your lucky enough you may get to see the original penny blue when the light come on for ten mins every hour so check your time before paying to go in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank George H
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a small but fascinating museum near the waterfront and shops Gave some of the history of this fascinating island and worth a visit for a couple of hours at most

Date of experience: August 2018
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