Musee Honme (Palais Royal), Porto-Novo

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Musee Honme (Palais Royal) houses an immense collection of well-preserved historical artifacts that tell the story of the country's royal families. Walk around the rooms with both permanent and temporary exhibits, and peruse a variety of items, including furniture, musical instruments, photographs of the royals, and objects used in religious and traditional rituals. Walk through authentically furnished rooms, such as the queen's, the bathrooms, and the ballroom where grand parties were held. Our Porto-Novo online trip builder makes visiting Musee Honme (Palais Royal) and other Porto-Novo attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • It took to go for rediscovering the traces left by the former King of the city of Porto-Novo to the benign
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  • On getting to this historical and royal palace that has been converted into a museum, what I noticed was that the people and management work very hard to preserve the place. This museum shows the life...  more »
  • You basically see the building, because there are hardly any furnishings or decorations. But the stories they tell you about how the kings ruled and about the succession process are fascinating.  more »
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  • located in the middle of portoo_novo to the benign in the akpassa district, the Palace royal honmè is the first historical Museum of the city of porto_novo
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