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da Silva Museum, Porto-Novo

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History Museum · Museum
Discover the history and culture of Benin at da Silva Museum, housed in a 19th-century house. The eclectic collection includes items from various periods, narrating the story of the country's 17th-century beginnings, 19th-century French invasion, and the 1960s Marxist regime. Plan your da Silva Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Porto-Novo using our Porto-Novo trip maker tool.
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  • a rich man's collection - half of the place is photocopies of old newspaper articles in frames - being called historic documents. The owner's private car and motorcycle collection was pretty...  more »
  • This museum will blow your mind because of it's numerous collections. The Da Silver family is a very important family in Benin republic and when you visit their museum, you will learn about the...  more »
  • Very interesting and inspiring place,where you can learn about Benin's history, as well as the continent's history. The museum has two sites,and it was a real pleasure to visit it
  • I visited this place last week. It was nice. Learned a lot about slave trade, the culture of the people, and prehistoric automobiles.

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