The Photographic Museum, Port Louis

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#11 of 18 in Museums in Mauritius
Found in the heart of the capital, The Photographic Museum features a treasure trove of old cameras, lenses, and vintage prints. The collection includes a number of daguerreotypes, the precursor to photography as we know it today, that date back to the mid-19th century. The museum is large, but it holds a lot of intrigue, especially for those interested in the history of photography and the island itself; survey the display of photos from the island’s history for an invaluable insight into the historical makeup of Mauritius. Discover how to plan a Port Louis trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • This museum is a hidden gem in the heart of Port Louis. You'll take time to find it as it's tough to locate it through GPRS but when you find it you'll be glad you did. The owner started collecting ca...  more »
  • A place of history in the heart of Port-Louis, beautiful place where you discover photography otherwise! Between art and hobby this place reconciles the uncult that I am with photography and allowed me to discover to my children the story of Maurice through the photos! Frankly there is no photo! He's obliged to take you there for a walk! In addition to Mrs. and Mr. Breville you will be greeted as a star..!
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