Badagry Heritage Museum, Lagos.

Marina GRA road, off President Zoglo road, Badagry

Badagry Heritage Museum Description

About Badagry Heritage Museum

A former district officer’s office built in 1863 in the ancient city of Badagry, this museum shows artifacts and works of the Nigerian history, even predating the slave trade era.
The gallery is divided into eight subdivisions intended to take you on a slave history ride as you progress through the museum. Step in and come out amazed with the rich history and culture Nigeria has. The people of Badagry resisted the urge to let go of some of the artifacts in this museum as it forms part of the rich history.


Badagry Heritage Museum is relatively safe.

Things to Do

Get enlightened of the history of Badagry and also get to see some of the chains used during the slave trade era.

What to Bring

A fully charged camera.

Best Features

Artifacts that tells story about the history of Nigeria.

Best Time to Visit

Any period from 9am to 5pm as the locals are welcoming people and are always willing to take you on a tour of the facility. The museum is closed on Sundays though.

Most Common Visitors

Art lovers, historians, photographers, tourists.

Why You Should Visit

To learn about the pre-colonial era.

Weather at Badagry Black Heritage Museum

Badagry Black Heritage Museum is located at the South-West part of Nigeria. This region has just two seasons which is the dry and rainy season. The rainy season comes from the month of May till early August while the dry season comes from the month of October till April. Usually, between the month of December and February Harmattan come along. 



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Marina GRA road, off President Zoglo road, Badagry

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