The Sugar Museum In Mauritius
Go 250 years back in history and take a look at the Sugar museum in Mauritius
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Sugar Museum And Factory, Mauritius
The Sugar Museum in Mauritius is one of the most important places in the history of the island country. A visit to the Sugar Museum in Mauritius will help tourists understand how important sugar has been in the history of the country. Tourists can get the unique experience of seeing decades-old machines that were used to extract sugar from sugarcane. There is a botanical garden outside the building and some traveling exhibitions are on display in the sugar museum. Sugar Museum is considered of great importance as it is said that sugar plantation has helped a lot in boosting up Mauritius’s economy. L'Aventure du Sucre helps the guests know about the economic, historical and cultural importance of sugar production in Mauritius.
History of Sugar Museum
The Sugar Museum in Mauritius is also known as the also known as L’Aventure du Sucre. It is located in the small village of Pamplemousses at the north of the country. The museum is filled with numerous big machinery, vacuum pans, evaporators, cylinders, blenders, and turbines.
The tour to the Sugar Museum takes tourists through an old sugar mill called the Beau Plan Sugar Estate that has been transformed into a modern museum. The tour to the Sugar Museum starts from the facade of the factory building and goes through the process of production of sugar. This factory was used until the year 1970. This tour will nourish one's knowledge and will help know the importance of sugar production in the development of Mauritius's economy.
The Sugar Museum is for people of all ages. There are two “mascots” to tell children about the history of sugar. The mascots are the mynah bird and the mongoose. They are the most widely found animals on the island. These mascots provide entertainment, ask questions and organize quizzes for children. The museum is open seven days a week and is open from 9 am to 7 pm. The Sugar Museum in Mauritius is for children, lovers of history, and adults looking for some adventure.
L'Aventure du Sucre Tour
The tour to the Sugar Museum takes tourists through an old sugar mill called the Beau Plan Sugar Estate that has been transformed into a modern museum. The tour to the Sugar Museum starts from the facade of the factory building and goes through the process of production of sugar. This factory was used until the year 1970. The sugar museum is in the Pamplemousses village which is a remote village well known for its botanical gardens like Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden and historical botanical garden. On the L'Aventure du Sucre Tour, one gets to know about the history of sugar plantation in Mauritius and how the manufacturing of sugar helped in boosting up Mauritius’s economy. The total duration of this tour is 2 hours in which guests are welcomed to taste different types of sugar and also the Mauritius rum.
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Are there any guided tours provided at Sugar Museum?
Yes, free guided tours begin from Monday to Thursday at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm.
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