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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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Blue Penny Square, Le Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis, Mauritius
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All reviewspostal serviceevery hourpaul virginiepost officeworth a visiton displaysaint pierremodel shipsday tripnice collectionsouvenir shopten minutesle caudan waterfrontinteresting placecouple of hoursvisit this placeshopping centre
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank 2014Jan2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Twiga64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank George H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank rognaik1
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

It‘s a nice and tiny museum. If you are in Port Louis visit it. But actually not that special we thought.

Thank danielwinter2018
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Did not find this worthwhile. Was rather small, although I appreciate the history for me personally I would have rate spent more time exploring the Central Market rather than the museum.

Thank ShaneJHB
Reviewed 22 June 2018

It is situated near the Le Caudan Waterfront , walking distance from the mall area. A very nice full of stamps and its history associated with Mauritius is displayed here. You learn a lot and school going kids will love this place.

Thank deepakjk
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The stars of this museum are of course the blue and orange stamps from the 19th century. To protect them, they are illuminated for only a few minutes each hour. But despite the museum's name, it covers the history of Mauritius, how it was populated...More

1  Thank TravisTripper
Reviewed 26 May 2018

The Blue Penny Museum looks very nice and there is no doubt in my mind that a lot of Mauritian tax money went into getting it in shape and keeping it nice. However, whilst I checked that the last tour today was at 16:30 and...More

1  Thank Finalrv
Reviewed 22 May 2018

one of the very few museum on the island, it is well situated on the port louis waterfront. nicely set up and very insightful.

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