Ethnographique Museum of Porto Novo, Porto-Novo

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Learn about Benin's ancient past at Ethnographique Museum of Porto Novo. Join an organized tour, where guides will tell you the stories of old kings and the life of the people in the kingdoms. You'll hear about the hardships of those sold into slavery, and the glory of the ones who managed to return. A collection of preserved artifacts will give you a sense of the local culture. PutEthnographique Museum of Porto Novo into our Porto-Novo trip itinerary site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Very knowledgeable and friendly guide. Museum has moderate content but provide very interesting information about history and tradition.  more »
  • A few masks, a few stories, nice building. We came with natural hunger to learn about the various tribes in the country, and met a small, rundown, neglected set of masks and a bit more. So...  more »
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  • The Alexander Sènou Adandé Ethnographic Museum is a place to discover the cultural heritage of Benin's ethnic groups. A great reserve of Benin's cultural and ethnic heritage, there are Guèlèdè masks, wooden sculptures, Fa trays, musical instruments, knives and fire, objects of initiation, a forge, royal objects...
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