Photography Museum

Photography Museum information

Port Louis , Mauritius
Old Council St
+230 211 1705
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admission Rs 150
Opening hours
10am-3pm Mon-Fri
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This small but engaging museum, down a cobbled lane opposite the Municipal Theatre, is the labour of love of local photographer Tristan Bréville. He's amassed a treasure trove of old cameras and prints, including several daguerreotypes (the forerunner of photographs) produced in Mauritius in 1840, just a few months after the technique was discovered in France. The museum also contains a vast archive of historical photos of the island (however, only a fraction are on display).