Blue Penny Museum, Port Louis

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#5 of 18 in Museums in Mauritius
Indulge your inner philatelist at Blue Penny Museum, a museum housing two of the rarest stamps in existence. The main attraction for many remains the incredibly rare red one-penny and blue two-penny stamps issued by the British Post Office in 1847. In fact, they're considered the most valuable objects on the entire island. Those without a great love of all things stamp-related will still find plenty here that appeals, including a fair portion of Mauritian history, from discovery to colonization and beyond, with a range of maps, photographs, and documents. Plan your Blue Penny Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Port Louis using our Port Louis road trip planning site .
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  • Intriguimave and nicely Muzeum Historie morecruises and orphaned island Inerror nor a sign of blue Cronus:)
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  • Expensive entrance and then you can not even see the stamps in the smouldied light properly. One wonders if the originals are actually there, if you don't recognize anything anyway. Instead, one is guided through 2 floors of some drawings illustrating the island's history? Can you save yourself confidently ...
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  • If you are around Caudan Waterfront, please check the Blue Penny museum . The place not be missed for the traveler who wants to go beyond the beaches and hotels of Mauritius
  • So many things to learn about Mauritius. Worth a visit.
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