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Reviewed 6 days ago

Important place in Port Louis, a complex of buildings of the history connected with indentured labour staff coming from India, working on plantations. Historical and cultural context very interesting.

1  Thank Wojciech L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not easy to find.Asked several people and they had no ideas.Finally arrived and it was very educational.The family learned about the history although you can access that on the internet.However if you want to know more you have to go to MGI institute,why not help...More

Thank maddiehughes5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just completed the visit to the Aapravasi Ghat and realise how difficult the life was for our fore fathers who were sent to a remote place without even the basic amenities.

Thank VinM_9
Reviewed 9 July 2018

ideal for people who love to know more about historical items and stories. Well preserved place demonstrating arrival of indian labourers.

Thank riteshgopaul7
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Until recently there was very little to see and not much to bring home to you the importance of Aapravasi Ghat. That changed when this well-conceived museum opened in converted warehouses after the location became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After Britain abolished slavery in...More

1  Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 22 June 2018

It is the place where the Indians first entered Mauritius to build the Port of Mauritius in 1735 and to work in the plantation (sugar) industry. Very informative for young kids and adults. The place is well kept.

Thank deepakjk
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

A place to visit. The Indian sailors(lascar) were brought to Mauritius by the the Governor Mahé de Labourdonnais in 1735 to help in the huge task of building the harbour of Port-Louis. The basic maritime unfrastructure bears their footprints; those very stony steps at the...More

Thank Farhadjaun
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is where Indian indentured servants stepped off the boat to work in the local plantations. It's been made into a full-on museum of the history of labor in the islands, well curated and very informative.

Thank TravisTripper
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Hi,I had been at the Apravasi Ghaat on an educational tour with my kids during the last school holidays. This was my first visit to this place and I love it a lot. It was a guided tour which enhances our knowledge on our ancestors...More

Thank Gooljar P
Reviewed 17 June 2018

A nice museum that clearly identifies the origins of the Indian population of Mauritius . The displays are nice but we found the place to be small and not very well advertised to be included in the Unesco World Heritage list !

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