National Museum of Colonial History
How to get to National Museum of Colonial History

Transportation

By car and motorbike
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Museum
Things to do at National Museum of Colonial History

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Explore art, Learn, Relaxation, Sightseeing,

History of National Museum of Colonial History

This was established in 1985.

Built in 1985.

Travellers' Photos at National Museum of Colonial History

So much has happened after Nigeria's colonial period that over time, life before colonization has become a mystery to all but a few. Luckily here in this museum, history has been preserved from the pre-colonization times to the beginning of the post-colonial era.

Safety/Security

This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to National Museum of Colonial History, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Camera to capture the sights and take selfies with

  • If you are a researcher or your interest is for scholarly reasons, you can bring along writing materials

Things to do while at National Museum of Colonial History

These are the following things you can do while you're here:

  • Take a tour and view the works

  • Engage the curator in talks and questions

Best Features

The museum is housed in the former Old Consulate Building of the then Eastern Central State, which was renovated and transformed to showcase the Nigeria of colonial era. A group of ethnographers were assembled with the focus on write-ups and collection of material culture on colonial matters intended towards setting up of the museum.

Writer's Review

The managers and curators of the museum has made a vuisit to the musuem pleasurable as the works and events are chronologically photographed and displayed so as you walk along your tour, you walk along history from one year to another. Allows for greater appreciation of our colonial history and easier research if need be.



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