Blue Penny Museum, Port Louis

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
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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  • A nice friendly little museum with some local history and a small art and stamp collection that would appeal to those with an interest.  more »
  • The Blue Penny Museum is located in a nice part of the capital city of Mauritius, Port Louis, called the Caudan Waterfront. Its name derives from the fact that the Museum collection includes the Blue....  more »
  • 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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