Blue Penny Museum, Port Louis

3.7
#5 of 18 in Museums in Mauritius
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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.
Create an itinerary including Blue Penny Museum

Blue Penny Museum reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
331 reviews
Google
4.0
TripAdvisor
  • Full day in Port Louis including the Blue Penny Museum. It is a small and very interesting museum. Many of the shops in Port Louis are still closed, adding the rainy day, I do not think the city was....  more »
  • 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 »
Google
  • 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.

Plan your trip to Port Louis

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.