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Musee de la Fondation Zinsou

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A unique creative Art museum in Benin Republic

The creativity of this place and the dedication of the staffs is worthy of note. The curators are... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Anago James Ake... O
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Lagos State, Nigeria
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Zinsou Fondation Museum

This museum contains paintings of top Artists and have history of different paintings. A good place... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
oyetolatiffy
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Lagos, Nigeria
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rue Benoit Xvi, Ouidah 01BP7053, Benin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the way the Afro-Brazilian building was renovated. Really amazing. The exhibition itself was not interesting - the one in Cotonou was much much better. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 70ava
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

The creativity of this place and the dedication of the staffs is worthy of note. The curators are always patient. The site has a English speaking curator. The art shop upstair is very picturesque.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Anago James Ake... O
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

This museum contains paintings of top Artists and have history of different paintings. A good place to go if you are a lover of Art

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

The building itself is a really pleasant structure and exudes a calm and peaceful ambience. The cafe has very good food and service although expensive for Benin at 1500 for a beer and 5000 for a burger and fries or a nice salad. I am...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 15 January 2018

the guide was good , the art was good , the problem is the language barrier , they only speak french there

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank iabdelrazik
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Foundation selects truly excellent examples of contemporary art from all over Africa. It is nicely displayed (a small sample, but definitely worthwhile) in the founder's old family home in Ouidah. The service and food at the café were good, as was the small but...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Came here recently with my wife to see the La Fabrique à Fantasmes exhibit. What a most pleasant experience: the exhibit was very well curated, with a nice mixture of works as far as artists represented, their country of origin, and media used; the setting—a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

We had a great tour of the museum mainly due to the fact that my wife is fluent in French and translated as the guide took us around. They've done well with the space. Definitely worth a visit if you're in town.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank magnif
Reviewed 23 March 2015

In a beautifull freshly renovated house. Well trained people who give free explanation. Unique Art collection in the country

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank AurianeS
Reviewed 24 January 2015

Beautifully restored place. includes lots of artwork from all over Africa. Certainly worth the trip from cotonou!

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank BelgiansNYC
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