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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. 
    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... 
    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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  • A museum which constitutes an introduction to the culture of the South-East region of Benin (Porto-Novo) and in particular to Guélédé societies. You can also see musical instruments and dance accessories, such as the sacred drums of Nikki and Porto-Novo, horns, zithers as well as ritual instruments used to interrogate the Fâ and weapons… The collections are very wealthy, but, due to lack of space, a part is on the reserves.
  • located in the city of porto_novo in benin more precisely in the town of oganla just next to the urban school center of porto_novo and the charles de gaulle stadium of porto_novo, the ethnographic museum of porto_novo is the second most popular museum in porto_novo

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