Esię Museum
Esię Museum
Esię Museum


Things to do at Esię Museum


Explore art, Learn, Meet friends, Relaxation, Sightseeing,

History of Esię Museum

This was built in 1945to preserve the beautiful stone images of Esię.. It is notable as the home of beautiful soap stone images.

  • This is the first museum in Nigeria.

  • It holds the largest soapstone collection in the world.

Built by Colonial masters in 1945.

Did you know that the Esię museum was the first museum in Nigeria? Built in 1945, the museum once housed a thousand tombstone images representing human beings and is famed to have the largest collection of soapstone images in the world.


This is a very safe location.

  • don't leave your belongings unattended to.

What To Bring

Before heading to Esię Museum, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Camera phone

  • Face cap or hat

Things to do while at Esię Museum

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

  • Take pictures of the art works

Best Features

The history it contains.

Most common visitors

Curators, Archaeologists,Historians.

  • These soap works are almost life like!- My reaction when i got to the museum

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