Owo museum of antiquities, Ondo.

Owo, Nigeria

Owo museum of antiquities Description

History of Owo museum of antiquities

Owo museum of antiquities was built in 1968 to accommodate the antiquities which were formerly in the Olowo Palace. It is notable as the site of significant archaeological and ethnographic material discovered in the Owo area. It was built by the Department of Antiquities of the Nigerian government.

Located In the palace of the Olowo monarch, the Owo museum is the link between the past and the present with the aim of passing on history to future generations.

Security/Safety of Owo museum of antiquities

This is a very safe location. There are however rules that you must follow as described by the museum guards. One important rule is:

  • Do not touch any of the artifacts

What To Bring

  • A camera- create your own art in a room full of art.

Things to do while at Owo museum of antiquities

  • See the fossil collection
  • See the Terra Cotta gallery

Best Features

It is a sanctuary of Nigerian, Yoruba history.

Writer's Review

To learn about Nigerian history.

Most common visitors

Inquisitive tourists and Ethnographic researchers.

  • Owo museum: a peep into early African civilization- Punch, 2014.




Explore art

Attend public lectures


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