Natural History Museum, Port Louis

Natural History Museum, Port Louis - Address, Phone Number

Address: La Chaussée, Port Louis, Mauritius

Phone: +230-2302020639

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

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About Natural History Museum, Port Louis

The Natural History Museum in Port Louis is famous for its life size replica of the Dodo, a bird which is now extinct. The oldest museum of Mauritius is located in the centre of the city and provides a peaceful gateway from the bustle of the city. The Dodo replica of the Natural History Museum is so well known that they have recently renovated and dedicated an entire room to the extinct bird. Everything you need to know about the Dodo falls within these walls. The other rooms of the museum are dedicated to the other birds, reptiles and corals that are found in the land.

Natural History Museum Ticket Prices

  • Entry is free.

How To reach Natural History Museum by Public Transport

  • Victoria Square (Bus Stop)

Restaurants Near Natural History Museum

  • Lambic (International cuisine)
  • Blacksteers (Barbeque recommended)
  • Namaste (Indian cuisine)

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  • Small, but perfectly formed. It is housed in what looks like an old colonial house, with tall ceilings. Good exhibits on the Dodo and the history of the island. I liked the multicoloured Dodos in the grounds. It only takes 30-60 minutes to look around. Well worth seeing.

  • This probably is the smallest museum I ever been. But the contents is great. I learned a lot from this trip. Worth

  • It is a small museum, a bit hard to find the entrance. It is free and has interesting information on the dodo.

  • A beautiful place to visit

  • The only natural history museum in Mauritius. Not very dynamic but very interesting nevertheless. The whale seems very artificial now, after all these years of painting and repainting.

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