L'Aventure du Sucre, Pamplemousses

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Visit L'Aventure du Sucre, a museum housed in the former Beau Plan sugar factory. A range of informative and interactive exhibits introduce you to the story of sugar in the country, providing insight into the general history of Mauritius, slavery in the country, and the rum industry. After some 200 years of production, the factory closed its doors in 1999. Much of the machinery remains in place, however, and locals who once worked here now run tours of the facility, offering a first-hand account of agricultural life in the country. L'Aventure du Sucre is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Pamplemousses Edition.
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  • October 11, 2017
    A beautiful conversion for this old candy that is before all a nice Museum on the history of Mauritius. Really well done with many panels to read, interesting videos. Often so many details that we can't all learn. There are a lot of repetitions in texts that could be delete and lighten the visit. We have to run to be able to go to the gift shop because there were only 20 min before closing at 17 hours. Good explanation of the process of manufacturing sugar and rum. At the store, full of sugar, but think twice, what to do next once back at home with all these sugars also interesting whether they are. Rum and rum-based drinks are interesting;
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  • October 10, 2017
    Interesting to the processing of sugar cane into sugar and rum to see, machines are there, history of Mauritius. Fun to see, nothing more.
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  • October 10, 2017
    Very nice visit with a mass of information on Mauritius since the origin of the settlement of the island. Well-made didactic panels if you want to read everything that is a long visit covering almost all economic and human historical aspects. Details of the sugar manufacturing and shop at the exit. A must visit.
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  • July 21, 2017
    Interesting visit to an old sugar factory, now refurbished as a museum and general history of Mauritius. Worth the visit to know about the island history and get to know the when what and how things happened here. There's loads of information as well as quiz. Worth the visit but allocate at least 2h. Ends with rum a little tasting included.
  • June 16, 2017
    This is definitely one of the premium attractions in Mauritius. The museum is interactive and child friendly although you need to allow more time if you want to get the most out of the exhibits. The sugar cane, sugar and rum tasting were excellently guided. Even though we were technically running out of time the staff didn't hurry us. It was well thought out and attractively designed. Other attractions Mauritius could learn from this presentation.
  • July 26, 2017
    History of Mauritius and sugar making process. But long be prepared to spend more than an hour if you are interested in both these topics. Visit the Chateau later (real life of sugar mill owners)
  • June 25, 2017
    Everything is in French! Not a guided tour... you have to read everything- a bit boring! Restaurant is great!
  • July 23, 2017
    Awesome staff..very welcoming and it's a place where u learn something new at each footstep while visiting.

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