This was established in 1985.
TransportationBy car and motorbike
TagsExplore art, Learn, Relaxation, Sightseeing,
History of National Museum of Colonial History
Built in 1985.
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.
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
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.
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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