Your picture perfects of the blue lagoons and white beaches of Mauritius have a more incredible history than you would think…

Selfies, picture posting on social media and a collection of photo albums cannot be left out of our daily lives anymore. The camera has thus been a crucial element of life in the 21stcentury. However, the device has been essential throughout many more decades, about which you will learn more in the Mauritius Photography Museum. Both amateurs as well as keen photography experts will love a visit to this museum.

Location West
Operating hours 10.00 – 15.00
Operating days Weekdays
Duration 1 hour
Activity time Flexible
Transportation Offered as supplement

Slightly hidden in Port Louis, you will be surprised by the extensive exhibition of the museum, including old equipment dating back to the 1800s and the early 1900s. Also, the museum exhibits the daguerreotype process, which was invented by the French photographer in the late 1830s. The founder of this museum has participated in 12 exhibitions worldwide and is known for his interesting historical objects. It was in 1995 that the museum was visited by 176 researchers in support of the role of photographic representation of the early days. It can therefore be stated that the collection of this museum is of great significance and value and will not fail to surprise you.


  • The museum is only opened on weekdays.
  • Children under the age of 12 years are free of charge.
Vintage Family Black and White Photos
Old Camera

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