The Martello Tower Museum, Riviere Noire

4.5
#6 of 17 in Historic Sites in Mauritius
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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  • September 26, 2017
    Very friendly staff and interesting museum! You get to learn a little from the amazing history of Mauritius!  more »
  • September 24, 2017
    Visit for a day dolphins and the clams Island fast boat. Clear explanations on the part of the guide. Not to be missed if you are next
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  • September 24, 2017
    A responsible monument history years this beautiful island, thanks to our hosts for this great visit, we s felt live as at the time d use of this tower
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