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The Martello Tower Museum, Riviere Noire

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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. Plan to visit The Martello Tower Museum during your Riviere Noire vacation using our convenient Riviere Noire family vacation planner.
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  • Beautiful tour of the Martello Tower. The guide was ready tell us the whole story of the tower. We were impressed of the ingenuity of the builders of the time. Bravo has Friends of the Environment to restore Martello Tower. Thank you.
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  • We really enjoyed our visit which was both informative and entertaining thanks to our lovely guide. The tour included a very good explanation of the strategic significance of Martello Towers and also ...  more »
  • So interesting and in such a good condition. An excellent English speaking guide took us around the tower and braved it onto the roof in the rain so that we didn't miss anything.  more »