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Maison Eureka, Mauritius

Step into the country's colonial history at Maison Eureka, an authentic 19th-century home now housing a museum. Built in 1830 and serving as residence to several British and French aristocrats throughout the next century, the house features a long veranda in an attractive European style, while its surrounding grounds offer good examples of regional plants, such as palm and mango trees. Converted to a museum in 1986, the estate displays period artifacts, documents, and trinkets in its colonial-style interior. Browse the collection of antique maps, Chinese and Indian treasures, and colonial technology--such as the unusual shower. For Maison Eureka and beyond, use our Moka travel route builder to get the most from your Moka vacation.
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  • I had read good reviews and it was a must see in my guidebook. However I was slightly disappointed. Ok I've seen other plantations in the past (in Martinique), so that may explain why I was...  more »
  • It was very nice to see fully furnished colonial house. Even though house is not in best condition, still could imagine life style in colonial time. We really enjoyed having lunch in the restaurant...  more »
  • Interesting and nice colonial house near Port Louis. Tours are also available. There's also a restaurant with nice food. Also make sure to visit the waterfalls in the valley next to the house. This is actually an amazingly beautiful piece of nature.
  • Amazing place. Nice place to spend half a day
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