Musee Stella Matutina, Saint-Leu

4.1
Occupying a former sugar factory, Musee Stella Matutina takes you through the history of an industry that shaped the island's identity. Learn how and why the people of Réunion abandoned coffee culture and embraced sugarcane and rum production in the 19th century. See the historical and ethnographic collections, industrial remains, evidence of slavery, and archive documents giving testimonies of former workers. Opened in 1991, the museum underwent extensive renovations in 2011, introducing multimedia elements that keep you engaged throughout the tour. Put Musee Stella Matutina into our Saint-Leu trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Saint-Leu.
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  • It is a very beautifull and up to date from a media point of view. There is french/english version to everything you visit. It realy takes about 3 or ever 3h30/4h in order to follow all! It is very...  more »
  • We went there with my husband as part of our honeymoon trip. I discovered a lot about a bit of everything at the end as the museum is not only about the sugar cane. You will read information about...  more »
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  • Really interesting. Brings a lot of value and understanding of island history and importance of sugar cane for Reunion. I really recommend to visit this place while being on Réunion island. In museum there is shop in which you can buy Stella Matutina rum and sugar.
  • Very well laid out and maintained Nice to know the history of not just the sugar factory but of sugar and reunion itself! 👍
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