Old Residency Museum
Old Residency Museum
Old Residency Museum
How to get to Old Residency Museum


By car and motorbike


Things to do at Old Residency Museum


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

Housed in the Old Governemnt House Building, this museum focuses on the history of Calabar, the Cross River region and slavery.


This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

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

  • Camera to capture the sights and take selfies with

  • Your friends-The tour is lovelier shared.

Best Features

Housed in the Old Government House building-the former residence of the Colonial Governor when Calabar was the capital of pre-independent Nigeria, the museum building was designed and built in Glasgow and shipped over in pieces. Housing the world's largest quantity of original Nigeria documents and artifacts, guided tours around the museum takes place everywhere.

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