Blue Penny Museum, Port Louis

3.7
#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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  • It might not be big in size,but it is huge in what you will learn about the history of the island.In my humble opinion, it is way ahead of the other govt funded museum....Even though it's named after ...  more »
  • My wife thought I was joking or mad when I suggested and then took her to the Blue Penny Museum. However it was a great little place, spread over 2 floors. Starting upstairs go to see the original sta...  more »
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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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