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There are some interesting things in Essen to see, but you should not miss this one. I first... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Martha G
Excellent

This is a fairly small museum, but it's packed with artifacts and you could easily spend a couple... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Lizara K
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21 Jun 2018
“do not miss it”
27 Sep 2017
“Excellent”
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

There are some interesting things in Essen to see, but you should not miss this one. I first thought that 8 Euro for 50 m2 was too much - you can see Folkwang museum for free - but at the end, it was the best...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Martha G
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is a fairly small museum, but it's packed with artifacts and you could easily spend a couple of hours there if you want to hear all the stories. Make sure to have someone working there show you around as there's not much explanation otherwise...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Lizara K
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This museum is small, open at odd hours, it is worth going to see things you won t find anywhere else. The owner has lived in Africa for years, authored several books, he was kind enough to offer a walk through with us and answered...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Diane B
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Not knowing what to expect we had booked the "tour" or as I better call it a history telling. The subject is centered around Voodoo which in itself may turn off some people. However, to get a first hand report from an expert will soon...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank europaman
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

The Museum is small, but it offers a fully equipped Mama Wata altar, a twin-shrine and many more objects. Without a guided tour, you will miss the best. The owner is a good storyteller and he has deep insight into the west African voodoo culture....More

Date of experience: May 2015
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