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L'Aventure du Sucre

Beau Plan, Pamplemousses, Mauritius 21001
+230 243 7900
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At the doorstep of the historical village of Pamplemousses, within the Beau Plan estate, an old sugar factory houses a cultural, recreational and gourmet experience; it recalls the adventure of sugar which has left a profound impression on the history and identity of Mauritius. L'Aventure du Sucre invites you to a superb and interactive tour along the pathways of history and into the heart of Mauritius and its cultures. You will explore the memories of an era that will never stop travelling your mind. Each episode, each anecdote unveils the magic world of sugar. The tour is at the same time amazing, mesmerizing and enriching. L'Aventure du Sucre keeps the best to last : the tasting of the best of the Mauritian sugar industry, 12 unrefined natural sugars kept for export and having their own colour, texture and taste. You will also taste 9 New Grove rums which is the outcome of a meticulous manufacturing process. A shaded and charming restaurant greets the visitor with a sophisticated cuisine that brings together the savours of the island. These gourmet temptations are followed by a succession of homemade desserts made with natural sugars sists of an eco-museum, a boutique and a restaurant. Opening hours : 9am - 5pm.Seven days a week except on 24, 25, 26 and 31 December and 1 and 2 January.
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  • Average12%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Beau Plan, Pamplemousses, Mauritius 21001
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+230 243 7900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a museum exhibit with rich detailed history of the island's sugar industry. You are also given a close look at how sugar is made, including many artifacts and machinery used in the last 100 years. Beautiful and artistically designed exhibits will capture your...More

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edwige g, General Manager at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks on behalf of the team for your kind appreciation.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a day out of the sun, so headed to Pamplemousses. The museum was quite interesting, with a lot of effort made on the displays, both on the history of the island and the sugar making process. Some of the information was...More

Thank Rebecca B
Edwige G, General Manager at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We wish you a happy new year.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice experience from visiting, all information are in french and english and you can meet there with all thing conected with production of sugar from sugar cane.

Thank Jan G
Edwige G, General Manager at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind review. We wish you a happy new year 2018.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A massive museum. Well presented. Unfortunately no guided tours. Starts off with history of Mauritius, although nothing to do with sugar, its a good recap. Giant machines inside. All stages displayed well. Lots of reading material. 15 different types of sugar shown. A shop at...More

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Violaine C, Responsable réception at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comment. Our interpretation site attempts to reveal the very soul of Mauritius. Travelling through this interactive site, visitors learn about the deeply intertwined history of its people and sugar production and how it has all led to the harmonious and multicultural...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to learn a small amount about the country you've travelled 12 hours to visit (if your British) then go here! Who knew sugar was so complex!! If the weather is too hot or scheduled to rain this is a great place to...More

Thank Laura M
Violaine C, Responsable réception at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Greetings from l'Aventure du Sucre, Thank you for your feedback of your visit which was appreciated and your discovery of sugar which is today a common commodity but which has so much impacted the world economically as well on the history of so many countries....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I felt that this exhibition was trying to cover too much material, I would have appreciated seeing the historical film presentation right at the start of the visit. Some of the machinery was moving, more needs to be turning to create the atmosphere of a...More

Thank Geoffrey I
Violaine C, Responsable réception at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback of your visit. This ancient factory with its authentic machines has been indeed reconverted into an interactive interpretation site and conceived for curious visitors to learn not only the the sugar process but the history of a nation through the...More

Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

...when you are interested in learning more about Mauritius. Perfectly blended into a former production plant, this highlight not only offers insight in sugar, plantation, harvesting and processing. You would expect that probably. In addition you will also receive well presented information about the islands...More

Thank Andreas W
Violaine C, Responsable réception at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Greetings from l'Aventure du Sucre, Thank you for your kind feedback on your visit of our interpretation site. We are glad also that you enjoyed the tasting experience at the Boutik specially of the rum and probably of the unrefined special sugars,tropical honey and jam....More

Reviewed 14 December 2017

Sugar was once the mainstay of the Mauritius economy. This exhibition is based in a former sugar "mill", with much of the machinery still in place (but not functioning). The exhibition takes the visitor through much of the history of Mauritius and the part that...More

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Violaine C, Responsable réception at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Greetings from l'Aventure du Sucre. We thank you for your feedback of your visit. Our team of 60 people is working 7/7 to offer the most enjoyable experience for our visitors. Visiting our exhibition, in the reconverted hundred year old factory is in fact a...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

My first time at a sugar factory but I need to say the visit was fun and very informative But again I highly recommend to have a guide to take you around A lot to see and wasn't expecting to see so much and they...More

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Violaine C, Responsable réception at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

We thank you for your feedback of your visit. Indeed, the museum has been conceived to be self guided with special pedagogical supports for all kinds of visitors according to their interest. There are summaries in each pavillion namely 'THE LESSON' if the visitor does...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017

L'Aventure du Sucre is near the "Jardin de Pamplemousses" or SSR Botanical Garden. Can do a combined visit. Consists of the Sugar Museum which is an old renovated sugar factory. Very interesting as it gives one an overview of the history of the sugar industry...More

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Violaine C, Responsable réception at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Greetings from l'Aventure du Sucre. We are pleased that you enjoyed your experience on the three entities of our site namely museum, boutik and restaurant. We are grateful for your kind sharing and recommendation. Looking forward to welcoming you again on a next trip to...More

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Emily G
16 June 2016|
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Response from meg895 | Reviewed this property |
The bus doesn't go directly to the entrance. You'd need to take a bus to the Pamplemousses roundabout and walk to it from there. That would take no more than 10 minutes.
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marmitel0ver
21 September 2015|
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Response from steven_carpenter | Reviewed this property |
It is not a hotel. Regarding taxis it should not cost more Than 2000rs which is the max price to where I live the furthest distance grand gaube. Negotiate.
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