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Fondation Zinsou

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Fantastic art exhibition space, cafe, gift shop and art room for kids. Enthusiastic guides... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
Casuarina, Australia
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Great Exhibition

We went to Fondation Zinsou as we passed by it at the street, and it was definitely worth it. A... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Patrick E
Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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23 Nov 2017
“ Fantastic”
14 Jul 2017
“Great Exhibition”
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7012 Rue des Missions, R | Opposite of Central Police Station, Cotonou 01BP7053, Benin
(+229) 21 30 99 25
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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Fantastic art exhibition space, cafe, gift shop and art room for kids. Enthusiastic guides. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank casuarina639
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We went to Fondation Zinsou as we passed by it at the street, and it was definitely worth it. A guide took us through the 3 floors of the building, which at our time of visit had an exhibition by a local arrist called Dominique...More

4  Thank Patrick E
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I got here cause I was looking for a budget hotel near the embassies and the sea. Really near to the airport too and there's only five planes a day that fly over. I managed to pay 3000 per night cause I stayed five nights....More

3  Thank Daphne K
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Think of the artwork what you will, most would agree Fondation Zinsou is effective in giving African Artist a venue and bringing culture to folks. Our guide was well versed in the artwork and artist with a nice sense of humor. I felt the one...More

1  Thank AtravelerAD
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

The museum is worthy of a visit. Enjoy some quietness and some west African artists exhibitions. The shop o the top floor sells nice gifts and you can also enjoy good coffee at the coffee-shop on the ground floor.

Thank joseimfigueira
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Very Nice space to relax in Cotonou. The cafe-restaurant area is very Nice and comfortable. You can have a rest taking a coffe on a comfortable sofa. Or you can have a Lunch at one of the tables. Wifi is also available. Shop with interesting...More

1  Thank vendemmia68
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

There was almost nothing on display in the Cotonou headquarters when we were there, because it had all been sent to their branch in Ouidah. Luckily that town was on our itinerary and we could see the expo there. Great choice of contemporary African art...More

Thank 703maryt
Reviewed 4 January 2017

An island of art and peace in cotonou, one of the most polluted cities i have ever visited. they have a bar and a little restaurant that are ok. just

Thank Enrico S
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Good way to get insight into the modern art scene in Benin. One of the few real galleries in the country.

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We were lucky to be at the Fondation Zinsou at the time of a Keith Haring exhibition. There are excellent guides and the place is very well organised. I recommend strongly a visit! There is also a nice small shop and café.

1  Thank Bjorninbrussels
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