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The Photographic Museum

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16 Jul 2018
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The Photographic Museum was created by Marie-Noëlle and Tristan Bréville since 1966. By doing such an amazing job, the Museum goes beyond the conservation and preservation mission. It creates and saves the memory of a nation! Mauritius greatly...more
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Rues du Vieux Conseil,, Port Louis, Mauritius
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is located in a hidden area within the city center of Port Louis. Close to majoer attraction within the historical district.

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 16 July 2018

It is across the street from the Port Louis Theater in a small alley.Try to phone beforehand to get a guided tour.The director is an living encyclopedia, he knows so much that it is a pleasure tu just listen ti him... '

Thank zorzeNo
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We wasn’t happy when the Natural history museum was closed and the this was closed too! There is some really nice building surrounding it well worth seeing and the park.

Thank Jacksonsinbrighton
Reviewed 1 April 2017

wonderful small photography museum. private family run. impressive collection of equipment and photographs. would really recommend to anyone even with a passing interest in photography

Thank K P
marie-julie B, Public Relations Manager at The Photographic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for your review and encouragement...

Reviewed 21 February 2017

After walking round in circles for a bit we finally worked out where it was, luckily just as it was starting to rain. The museum contains a ridiculous amount of stuff for its size, lots and lots of cameras and plenty of photos too. The...More

1  Thank cngj
marie-julie B, Public Relations Manager at The Photographic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

thank you for your review and happy to see to that you enjoyed the museum.

Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my partner as I am the amateur photographer/enthusiast. My partner came along just because I wanted to, and she loved it as much as me! Mr and Mrs Breville are an absolute delight and gleefully showed us through their collection. I could...More

Thank Dwayne M
marie-julie B, Guest Relations Manager at The Photographic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Thank you Mr Dwayne for these beautiful words. We would loved to meet you again in Mauritius. Thank you.

Reviewed 3 December 2016

A small but really full museum about photography and the cameras used. mauritius was avant garde at the time. Some originals there that are worth seeing.

1  Thank Ramesh B
marie-julie B, Public Relations Manager at The Photographic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Thank you for your review Mr Ramesh

Reviewed 21 October 2016

You don't have to be a photographic enthusiast (which I'm not) to enjoy a visit here. The collection was amazing, but the thing that made it very good was the historical photographs which gave a flavour of Mauritian life over the years. It helped to...More

Thank RW W
marie-julie B, Guest Relations Manager at The Photographic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Thank you for your review, we will work on this issue to put more labeling in English.

Reviewed 13 October 2016

We visited the museum during the celebration of its 50th anniversary. It was a nice initiative of the museum to organize open doors and open on Sunday. We really appreciated the ancient photos of Mauritius, some dating back to the XIXth century. We appreciated less...More

Thank ClareRaz
marie-julie B, Public Relations Manager at The Photographic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Thank you for your review and we will work out on more explanations on cameras.

Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

It is one of the best places we vistied in Mauritius in our honeymoon. We had such a great time. Mr&Mrs Breville were super friendly

Thank Alish1410
marie-julie B, Public Relations Manager at The Photographic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

Thank you for your review. It means a lot for us. Was nice meeting you both....

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