Revisit the past of Mauritius, its colonial period and its growth over the years.by visiting the Blue Penny Museum, one of the most famous museums on the island. The Museum is well known for the exhibit of rare two issues of the famous ‘Post Office’ stamp dating back to 1847 famed for their uniqueness among philatelists.
It also prides in various exhibits ranging from old marine maps, paintings, sculptures, stamps, engravings to old documents related to Mauritian history. Some of the famous exhibits of the Museum are ‘The Island Builders’, ‘The Age of Discovery’, ‘The Postal Adventure’ etc.
The Museum also organizes visits for students on numerous themes, some of them being Mauritius under French rule, “Paul et Virginie”, a tale of exotic adventure, Navigation etc. You can easily spare an hour and visit this famous museum to get a glimpse of history in Mauritius.
Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 47 km
Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Le Caudan Waterfront, Fort Adelaide, Central Market
Price For Two/Fee/Tickets: Adults Rs 225 per person, Children-Rs 100
Location: Blue Penny Museum, Caudan Waterfront, Block A, Port Louis, Mauritius
Any Other Specialty: Historical tour