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L'Aventure du Sucre

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Address: Beau Plan, Pamplemousses, Mauritius 21001
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+230 243 7900
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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At the doorstep of the historical village of Pamplemousses, within the Beau...

At the doorstep of the historical village of Pamplemousses, within the Beau Plan estate, an old sugar factory houses a cultural, recreational and gourmet experience; it recalls the adventure of sugar which has left a profound impression on the history and identity of Mauritius.

L'Aventure du Sucre invites you to a superb and interactive tour along the pathways of history and into the heart of Mauritius and its cultures. You will explore the memories of an era that will never stop travelling your mind. Each episode, each anecdote unveils the magic world of sugar. The tour is at the same time amazing, mesmerizing and enriching.

L'Aventure du Sucre keeps the best to last : the tasting of the best of the Mauritian sugar industry, 12 unrefined natural sugars kept for export and having their own colour, texture and taste. You will also taste 11 New Grove rums which is the outcome of a meticulous manufacturing process.

A shaded and charming restaurant greets the visitor with a sophisticated cuisine that brings together the savours of the island. These gourmet temptations are followed by a succession of homemade desserts made with natural sugars

sists of an eco-museum, a boutique and a restaurant.

Opening hours : 9am - 5pm.Seven days a week except on 24, 25, 26 and 31 December and 1 and 2 January.

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Enlightening tour and delicious lunch

During our recent 10 day stay in Rivière Noir we decided to do a day trip to visit the museum in pamplemoisses, where sugar cane was refined in this massive refinery for sugar. An... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

During our recent 10 day stay in Rivière Noir we decided to do a day trip to visit the museum in pamplemoisses, where sugar cane was refined in this massive refinery for sugar. An educating tour. Hunger sets in after that walk around and on the grounds is the open air and covered dining area of the estate. Service was... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You will probably need a hire car/taxi to visit this attraction, although it is not far from Pamplemousses. It is set in some nice grounds where there are a few seats, a mobile selling snacks and drinks and a large café/restaurant. After purchasing our ticket, we followed the recommended route, which took us past many exhibits and displays. There is... More 

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Safa72, Communication Manager at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are passionate about our heritage site and are truly delighted to read your appreciation. We hope you can return to visit us again. Best regards, More 

Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Historical museum of the history of sugar from the ancient past and how it affected Mauritius. You could spend many hours here, reading all the placards denoting the history of sugar/slavery/colonial rule. Cost is 380 Mrps for adults. Includes the cost of sugar/honey and rum tastings at the end in the gift shops. Very interesting seeing the machinery used to... More 

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Mauritius
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent experience when we organized my son's fifth birthday party there. Staff very friendly and helpful. Food was just and full of space for kids to play

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Triolet
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good restaurant. Visit with my family coming from abroad and they were really happy to have full details on how sugar was produced in this country.

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Bern, Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised when we came here. We weren't expecting such an interesting visit! We spent over two hours touring this exhibition and learned so much about the history of Mauritius and the sugar. It's a must - gives so much insight to the island's culture.

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Erina, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great experience that can be enjoyed by families and friends. Lots of history of the island linking into the sugar industry. There's plenty of the original manufacturing equipment still in place to get an idea of how the sugar cane is processed. The gift shop highlights have to be the ability to taste the sugars, honey, jams and of... More 

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Mirfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This large site has lots of information regarding the history of Mauritius and the use of sugar cane over the years and how it is used now to provide electricity. It also includes tasting of the different runs they produce and tasting of the sugars also.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing just amazing tasty sugar good service very chewy burgers but everything else is amazing just wow

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this attraction as part of a group guided tour so were only given just over an hour to view. There was so much here it would be possible to stay several hours. Our main criticism is that inside it was very hot and airless and for those unaccustomed to such heat it was pretty unbearable at times. Also many... More 

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Safa72, Communication Manager at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this review

Thank you for your post. The interactive tour of 5000m2 is set up in an old sugar factory where gigantic original equipment has been preserved. It tells the fascinating history of a population linked with its sugar industry. Indeed it can take you even several months to read all the information and watch more than 30 videos. The place is... More 

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