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The Martello Tower Museum

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Martello Tower, La Preneuse

Great little museum. Guided tour takes about an hour. Excellent staff. Well worth a visit if you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TrailBlazer816360
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Western Australia, Australia
Lovely lovation

Great little gem, wasn’t a lot there so doesn’t take long to get around it We did it as part of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
keefb2001
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Loughborough
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Next to a public beach which looks onto Le Morne Mountain and the sea where dolphins are sighted on boat trips. Experienced guides show visitors around this 19th century British fort. Come and discover why it was built, how the tower was equipped...more
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La Preneuse Road, La Preneuse Public Beach, Riviere Noire, Mauritius 230
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little museum. Guided tour takes about an hour. Excellent staff. Well worth a visit if you are in the area

Thank TrailBlazer816360
Gillianmway, Manager at The Martello Tower Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your rating and positive review.It is most appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little gem, wasn’t a lot there so doesn’t take long to get around it We did it as part of an organised trip Lovely little place with some great history, tour guides were well informed Well worth a stop off at

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Gillianmway, Manager at The Martello Tower Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your rating and great comments.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little museum. Visited as part of a bigger trip and was very happy to learn about the history. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable giving the tour in several languages to accommodate all visitors. Brought home some nice little souvenirs too.

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Gillianmway, Manager at The Martello Tower Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your rating and wonderful review. Our guides are ready to welcome visitors of all ages and interests. Our boutique has a variety of local souvenirs and books on sale.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family with whom we stayed, took us there. I don't think many tourists see this. Quite interesting and we are glad we saw it. History how they built it, where they kept the food and how they fend off the enemy. Intetesting place to...More

Thank Elriza P
Gillianmway, Manager at The Martello Tower Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your interesting review, including your account of the guided tour. We had 12,000 visitors last year.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the only restored Martello tower on the island ..built by the British in the 19th century..it is tucked away on a small road down to the beach. It is staffed by very friendly local people and the guided tour in English was excellent....More

Thank Mayo W
Gillianmway, Manager at The Martello Tower Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your rating and superb review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

This small museum is well worth the visit The tour is guided by a local staff member and the background and history of the tower is explained The climb to the top and the cannon and the views are well worth the short visit Should...More

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Gillianmway, Manager at The Martello Tower Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you so much for your rating, and kind words. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 22 August 2018

Very interesting part of the history of Mauritius. The museum is well kept, the staff are very friendly, helpful, and will answer any questions about the tower that you may have. It was really amazing and I would recommend it to anyone going to Mauritius.

Thank GemmaH1916
Gillianmway, Manager at The Martello Tower Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

We thank you for your rating and appreciative review, and are glad that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 August 2018

Thank you for a well informed and interesting overview of the Martello Tower. The staff were friendly and responded well to children.

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Gillianmway, Manager at The Martello Tower Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We greatly appreciate your five star rating and appreciative review,. We have more tha 3,500 children visiting the museum every year with their schools.

Reviewed 2 July 2018

Very informative museum, better than other Martello Towers I have visited in the UK, and our guide Michelle was happy to spend time showing us around and explaining everything, she was great!

Thank moiraandwill
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Nice spot for a picture, with view to Le morne mountain. Infront of the public beach. 60 rs for entrance and the guide.

Thank Kostas L
Gillianmway, Manager at The Martello Tower Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you so much for your great rating, and useful information. That's our weekday price. On weekends it's Rs 80 for adults, still very good value, we think.

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