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Fondation Zinsou

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One of a kind phenomenal

This museum and educational foundation is not to be missed in any trip to Benin. Even if you don’t... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anne K
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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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4 days ago
“One of a kind phenomenal”
23 Nov 2017
“ Fantastic”
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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 4 days ago via mobile

This museum and educational foundation is not to be missed in any trip to Benin. Even if you don’t know anything about contemporary African Art— or, like me, think maybe you secretly don’t even like contemporary art very much, because sometimes it’s so hard to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anne K
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank casuarina639
Reviewed 14 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

Date of experience: July 2017
5  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

Date of experience: March 2017
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

Date of experience: March 2017
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.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank world-josefigueira
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

Date of experience: February 2017
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

Date of experience: February 2017
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

Date of experience: January 2017
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.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Julie W
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