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Learn about the British Empire at The Martello Tower Museum, which used to house 25 soldiers, ammunition, and provisions. You can enter the tower through what was once the basement and storage area for holding ammunition and supplies. Visit the roof to see a cannon mounted on a central pivot, which allows the weapon to turn 360 degrees. Make The Martello Tower Museum part of your personalized Riviere Noire itinerary using our Riviere Noire travel route planner .
The Martello Tower Museum Reviews
The tour in the museum takes about 30 minutes and a guide gives a brief explanation on how the tower used to function. Very interesting and informative! more »
Loads of genuine period artefacts (muskets, uniforms etc) and great backstory (the tower was built in anticipation of a slave-owners revolt). Really friendly and helpful staff. While we were visiting,... more »
A wonderful small museum. Friendly and informative guides. Fascinating history. Entry includes a guided tour. Displays very well presented. Well and truly worth a visit
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