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Benedictine Museum of Mont-Febe

Yaounde, Cameroon
+237 6 78 60 51 06
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Abbias, intricate carvings on a dried fruit shell, are the pride of this small but fascinating museum.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good63%
  • Average3%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Very holy and peaceful ground of prayer. Quite and welcoming at any moment of the day. People of all dominion are acceptable if only your intentions are good once.

Thank Bobis1
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

I went there today.... You can't miss the place, just after the embassy of Malta you find the school and the rest of the monestry.... It is a peaceful place... most of the people are friendly, however at the part (outside)where you have the Maria...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

Ours was an afternoon visit. Even if it was out of hours, they opened it for us and we could visit at length. The museum has a collection of actual historical artefacts, with good explanations to most items. I am not sure if they cover...More

Thank Dan P
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

One of the place that has to be visited in Youndé. I have asked the meanings of the statues because they don't like neither a human nor an animal even nor one the stages indicated in darwin's theorie. The answer of the guard was "People...More

1  Thank Hasan C
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

Some local pieces of art are exposed inside the benedictine museum located on Mont Febe. Just ask any taxi-driver and they'll get you there. It is a very nice collection..too bad we didn't find a guide that could explain something more than what we learned...More

Thank Irene A
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Museum where you can see artefacts of the tribes that use to rules the country. Works of art, chief thrones, arms and tools from differents parts of the country, some from the 19th century.

1  Thank geraldmathon
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

The collection in the museum is of high quality, but it is rather small, only a few rooms. We found the museum closed when we arrived at noon but they opened at out request. Wonderful traditional objects of exceptional quality. .

Thank Ada v
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Reviewed 18 January 2016

Very nice and interesting collection, peaceful atmosphere, take it in at your own pace. The book - catalogue explains the history behind the collection and each artefact in English and French. We bought a copy for memory for only 10.000 (Father Joseph). Great ambience and...More

Thank Hans L
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

Gorgeous little spot for views of the city. There's a little ethnographic museum of various artifacts in a little side building which is very interesting, but there wasn't much information about the items, nor anyone around to guide us. Still, a nice quiet spot to...More

Thank Yunnan C
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Reviewed 29 December 2014

This is a lovely site to get a vast view of the city. Transportation is on your own and yet there are lots of visitors. It is nice to talk to the monks who are kind and welcoming. The Celebration of the Mass is 6...More

1  Thank GringoAlto2000
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