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Jewish Detainees Museum and Saint Martin Jewish Cemetery

Raymond Rivet Street, Bambous, Mauritius
+230 626 2503
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The Last Brother

I was given a copy of The Last Brother by Nathacha Appanah for Christmas by my partner as we were... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
DecadentDodo
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Bungay, United Kingdom
Great museum preserving the memory of the 1600 Jewish Detainees in Mauritius 1940-1945

This new museum just opened to the public in 2015. Tells the unbelievable story of 1600 Jewish... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
SkiMaster2010
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zermatt
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Raymond Rivet Street, Bambous, Mauritius
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+230 626 2503
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

I was given a copy of The Last Brother by Nathacha Appanah for Christmas by my partner as we were booked to go on holiday to Mauritius. Decided to start reading it as I was over there and discovered the very sorry story of the...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This new museum just opened to the public in 2015. Tells the unbelievable story of 1600 Jewish detainees who were deported from Israel and held in Mauritius from 1940-1945. 128 of the detainees died during this period and were buried in the Jewish cemetery in...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

When I decided to visit Mauritius, an Israeli friend told me about the Jewish refugees from Nazi Europe who not permitted to land in Palestine and were detained on Mauritius for the duration of the war. The cemetery is part of the St Martin Christian...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

We first visited the cemetery, not realising that the museum was open. We did not know the opening hours. It was very moving seeing the different graves, mainly of detainees but also of children and a few more recent graves. The notices at the entrance...More

1  Thank Alan P
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

The Jewish Detainees Museum and Cemetery is definitely worth a visit and I am glad we took the time to go there. The small museum is located in a chapel at the entrance to the Saint Martin Cemetery. It tells the story of 1600 Jewish...More

5  Thank finchley5traveller
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