Mauritius Postal Museum

Currently Open [Closes at 04:30 pm]
  • Address: Port Louis Waterfront, M2, Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: 230-2134812
  • Ticket Price: 150 MUR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Specialty Museums

Adjacent to the postal office is the Mauritius Postal Museum housed within an old building located on the waterfront. Opened in 1995, the museum is run by the Mauritius Post and in 2000 was listed as a specialized museum. The Postal Museum exhibits a variety of stamps and other paraphernalia from all over the world. The latest addition to the permanent exhibits is the history of the Mauritius Post through photographs and other displays.

  • Adult (18-59 years): 150 MUR
  • Adult (60+ years): 90 MUR
  • Children (8-17 years): 90 MUR
  • Children (0-7  years): Free
  • Groups: 135 MUR (10 to 14 adults); 120 MUR(15 or more)

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  • Mauritius Postal Museum Address: Port Louis Waterfront, M2, Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Mauritius Postal Museum Contact Number: 230-2134812
  • Mauritius Postal Museum Timing: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Mauritius Postal Museum Price: 150 MUR
  • Best time to visit Mauritius Postal Museum(preferred time): 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Mauritius Postal Museum: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 73.15% of people who visit Port Louis include Mauritius Postal Museum in their plan

  • 63.64% of people start their Mauritius Postal Museum visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Mauritius Postal Museum

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

76.57% of people prefer walking in order to reach Mauritius Postal Museum

People normally club together Government House and China Town while planning their visit to Mauritius Postal Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • I heard about it so I decided to go and see by myself. There are several boards on the wall for readers who wants to learn thoroughly about the history of the post. As well as many objects which depicts how the post office functioned back in time. There is also an enlarged version of the so famous penny black stamp. Stamps archive are available on the first floor. Entrance fee for locals is Rs50 and Rs200 approximately for tourists I think.

  • It is the best place for stamps lovers. Also, a great place to learn about the history of Mauritius Postal services. From the British Colonial Postal Ways till now, it is shown clearly. Even for kids, they have prepared the cute little explanation for kids to understand easily. They have the collection on stamps since the beginning. The stamps are so pretty and many of them are detailedly portrait or drawn. Personally, I love the theme of the ships, the maps, the sugar cane factories. They all represent the development of the Island. Worth a visit to this wonderful museum. Other than this, you can also purchase some beautiful postcards here. The stamps can be bought on the other side of the museum.


  • its really nice and interesting

  • Wonderful, the stamp are beatiful

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