The Nigerian national museum

Awolowo Road (opp Muson Centre), Onikan, Lagos Island.

History of The Nigerian national museum

The Nigerian national museum was built in 1957to preserve Nigerian art. It is notable as The national museum where the bullet ridden car of late General Murtala Muhammed can be seen.

Built by Kenneth Murray in 1957.

Lover of Nok culture, terracotta pieces and other famous Nigerian history? The national museum is the ideal fun destination for that. Home to benin brasses, Late Murtala Muhammed's bullet ridden car. It offers you the opportunity to give your ignorance on Nigerian history a short life span.


This is a very safe location.

  • Ensure that bags or luggage's are not left unattended to.
  • Things to do while at The Nigerian national museum

    Before heading to The Nigerian national museum, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • visit the Nok art section
  • see the brass sculptures, royal crowns.
  • Best Features

    It is a home to Nigerian history

    Most common visitors

    Archaeologists, historians, art enthusiast.


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    Awolowo Road (opp Muson Centre), Onikan, Lagos Island.



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