Blue Penny Museum, Port Louis

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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 »
  • Welcome to the world of National Treasure! The Blue Penney Museum in Port Louis is a place which has encompassed some of the beautiful exploration of the island. This museum allows you to peak into...  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.
  • Liked it very much. Worthy of spending tme there.
  • If you like history and gather some good souvenirs about mauritius, this is the place to go.
  • Nice place to visit. It is mostly a stamp and penny museum. Place is quiet. Recommended place to visit. Average time spent 30 minutes
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