Robert Edward Hart Museum
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Robert Edward Hart Museum information
Robert Edward Hart (1891–1954) was a renowned Mauritian poet, apparently appreciated by both the French and the English, although we've yet to meet anyone who's heard of him. His house, La Nef, is an attractive coral-stone cottage which was opened to the public as the Robert Edward Hart museum in 1967. On display are some originals and copies of Hart's letters, plays, speeches and poetry, as well as his fiddle, spectacles and trusty Britannic toilet. His award from the National Institute of Sciences for services to 'telepathy, hypnotism and personal magnetism' could do with some explanation. Sadly the captions are only in French. This is definitely rainy-day tourism.