Be aware that the stars of the show are only on show for around five minutes every hour, so make sure you ask when you go in. It’s a nice museum, but not sure it’s worth the price.
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It was a remarkable visit: we arrived very late and commonly they refused entry because even being a small museum it takes time. They advised a “reduced” tour which allows us to see the “crown jeweils” of the museum. Other information about the museum you...More
Good welcome by the staff. High standard exhibition around the Blue Penny postal stamp, and more about Port Louis and the History of Mauritius. A good part also on the writer Bernardin de Saint Pierre and his "Paul & Virginie" novel. You might pass through...More
Not a huge museum but well set out and very interesting. not easy for those who had trouble with stairs or strollers.
The Museum itself is prepared well and all item are clean and lighted very good. Unfortunately there are no photos allowed. And what needs to be mentioned is the pretty high price for the ticket. But to collect information about the island and its history...More
This is my second visit to the museum after over 15 year gap. The first time, I concentrated on the stamps. This time I enjoyed most visiting the first section about the charts and maps . I rediscovered the history of Mauritius and enjoyed looking...More
One of the few places in the world where you can see original copies of both the 1847 POST OFFICE 1d and 2d. Mauritius was the first colony to issue stamps, in the same year as the USA. The museum has many more interesting items,...More