Inside the complex of Royal Palaces of Abomey, two of the palaces particularly which belonged to King Guézo and King Glèlè has been converted into a museum. They have over 1050 exhibits which once belonged to the kings of Dahomey. Mainly there are paintings, personal effects of the kings, traditional drums and various other things which define the culture of that kingdom.
Situated some 1.5 kms. from the city of Parakou, there is Musée en Plein Air de Parakou. This museum has five circular complexes depicting the housing of Batanou people living in this region.