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Could use a tour guide

The museum is really well done with high quality artifacts both ancient and modern. The top floor... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
Sean4476
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Monrovia, Liberia
It is worth a look

The museum is nice, modern, clean and well lit. They have some explanation and some staff to help... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
nomade123
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Seeing some cultural artifacts and historical pieces a a must here! . The views around the museum interior are lovely. Seeing art and craft,hundreds and even a thousand years old was a humbling experience. do not leave benin without visiting. the place could use some...More

1  Thank Christophernd
Reviewed May 1, 2018

I went here with 3 local colleagues who had also never visited the museum. We were the only 4 visitors and were given a guide to tell us about the museum. You are not allowed to take pictures inside the museum, and maybe that is...More

2  Thank Geerlings
Reviewed April 22, 2018

The museum is really well done with high quality artifacts both ancient and modern. The top floor is a bit weak with no real explanation of what you are looking at, but the second floor has a great exhibit on a photographer named Alonge and...More

1  Thank Sean4476
Reviewed April 19, 2018

The museum is nice, modern, clean and well lit. They have some explanation and some staff to help if you have any question. The pieces in there are really nice. Would recommend to support this place.

Thank nomade123
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Thanks everyone for your reviews. We’ve completed the renovation work and reopened the new-look, state-of-the-art, three-level exhibition with each of the three floors housing a different exhibit. 08033568183. This is my phone number. If we connect on WHATSAPP, I will send you some photos of...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2018

I was forced to ask the Curator of Benin City Museum the secret of their excellent facility and ambient (Interior) He told me that a late friend of the museum gave away (Donated) some of his wealth to revive and sustain the facility. No wonder...More

Thank David Omololu A
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Benin National Museum is a place where you will see all the ancient arts of Benin kingdom. Its educative to be there.

1  Thank Pearlhilton01
Reviewed June 5, 2017

When we went, the museum was undergoing renovations by the Smithsonians but we were able to get virtual tour of the artworks that are in the building plus we had a guide who took us around the compound showing us historical landmarks in the place....More

3  Thank Titi_Dokubo
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Needs more attention as it has the potential to be great. The city has great history, its a pity not much has been done to capture this.

Thank 7keira
Reviewed April 27, 2017

the museum was closed for easter Monday when we went but there's a lovely park with lots of games and attractions for young families. there's also a small bar where refreshments are available. its a pity not more rubbish bins are provided as some areas...More

1  Thank Luc U
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