National War Museum, Umuahia, Abia.

Off Umuahia-Uzuakoli Road, Ebite Amafor, Isingwu Autonomous Community.

National War Museum, Umuahia Description

History of National War Museum, Umuahia

National War Museum, Umuahia was established in 1985 with the aim of putting the ugly episode of the war behind and speeding up the process of national reconciliation and healing. It is notable as a sanctuary of the relics from the Biafran-Nigerian civil war that took place between 1967 and 1970.

Ever heard of Ogbunigwe? Want to know more about the Nigerian civil war? The National war museum is a sanctuary of both traditional and modern warfare and opens its doors far and wide to people seeking to know more about this portion of Nigerian history. The museum has three galleries that cover traditional warfare, the armed forces and the Nigerian Civil War weapon galleries.

Definitely worth your visit.

Security/Safety of National War Museum, Umuahia

This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to National War Museum, Umuahia, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • camera- there is a lot of history waiting to be captured

Things to do while at National War Museum, Umuahia

These are things you can do at the National War Museum:

  • see the Biafran flag also known as 'half of a yellow sun'
  • visit the defunct radio Biafra





Off Umuahia-Uzuakoli Road, Ebite Amafor, Isingwu Autonomous Community.

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