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Beautiful colonial building

As we were staying in Mahebourg for four days this was close to our accommodation and I didn't want... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Museum in the city

This museum is located in the heart of the city and surely is one of the major attraction of this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As we were staying in Mahebourg for four days this was close to our accommodation and I didn't want to miss it. It is on the main road going into town just past the very colourful temple. It is free to go in and on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is located in the heart of the city and surely is one of the major attraction of this city.

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Very interesting museum, you can learn about history of the country, garden is beautiful.It is possible to rest in the Garden.

Thank Tatiana K
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I've visited this museum in my wife's home village/town more times than I can remember and there's always something new to see. The old home of the Robillards lies at the end of a straight avenue flanked by rather gloomy serried ranks of pines. The...More

2  Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Well worth visiting! They were painting the window frames - or something - on the day that we visited so I'd rate the paint fumes one star, but there is a lot here worth seeing, starting with the remarkable dodo skeletons on the first floor...More

Thank cafehopping
Reviewed 10 May 2018

All set in an old colonial building (entry is free, and you can park inside). The museum gives you a good history of the history of Mauritius and its people. Set on 2 stories, best to take your time and read the info supplied to...More

Thank MikeFo
Reviewed 28 March 2018

interesting place to visit. lot of stuff to see and with lot of infos. from discovery, immigration of Indian workers til railway construction. takes about 1 h

Thank GF_Traveller
Reviewed 14 February 2018

This museum is in the middle of a beautiful forest, which you walk through to reach the building. In the first room there is an exhibit about dodos which I found very interesting, and other wildlife exhibits too. Most of the museum is about the...More

1  Thank Gin B
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We saw that the Port Louis museum was closed and that its dodo skeleton was temporarily in the Mahebourg museum. It was wonderful to see the dodo skeleton and we were pleased to see so much more. It was a good place to learn more...More

Thank 4287familyoffour
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Mahebourg was the place of a very important sea battle between the French and the English. Therefore most parts of the exposition are dedicated to this very important battle in Mauritian history. Upstairs one can discover the history of slavery on the island - everything...More

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22 October 2017|
Response from Witzendwizard | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can recall - no.
12 September 2017|
Response from yVa-Go | Reviewed this property |
sorry for late reply due to personal problem! ya its actually at the national history museum at Mahebourg