The Martello Tower Museum, Riviere Noire

#5 of 19 in Historic Sites in Mauritius
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Learn about the British Empire at The Martello Tower Museum, which used to house 25 soldiers, ammunition, and provisions. You can enter the tower through what was once the basement and storage area for holding ammunition and supplies. Visit the roof to see a cannon mounted on a central pivot, which allows the weapon to turn 360 degrees. Make The Martello Tower Museum part of your personalized Riviere Noire itinerary using our Riviere Noire travel route planner.
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  • We had a great time exploring Martello Tower. The museum is small but definitely worth the visit. The guide was knowledgeable and for only RS100 the guided tour (included in the entrance fee) was...  more »
  • It's a historical place. Very beautiful and very well preserved and unique.The structure is unbelievable.  more »
  • A wonderful small museum. Friendly and informative guides. Fascinating history. Entry includes a guided tour. Displays very well presented. Well and truly worth a visit

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