Museums in Kwara

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2 Places of Interest found in Kwara

Esie Museum
Esie Museum

Esie Museum

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Kwara

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Sightseeing, Relaxation, Meet friends, Learn, Explore art

About Esię Museum Esię Museum was built in 1945 to preserve the beautiful stone images of Esie. It is notable as the home of beautiful soap stone images. It was built by Colonial masters. Did you know that the Esię museum was the first museum in Nigeria? Built in 1945, the museum once housed a thousand tombstone images representing human beings and is famed to have the largest collection of soapstone images in the world. Security/Safety of Esię Museum This is a very safe location. don't leave your belongings unattended to. What To Bring Camera phone Face cap or hat Things to do while at Esię Museum Take pictures of the art works Best Features The history it contains. Most common visitors Curators, Archaeologists,Historians. These soap works are almost life like!- My reaction when i got to the museum.

National Museum, Ilorin
National Museum, Ilorin
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Sightseeing, Relaxation, Meet friends, Learn, Explore art

History of National Museum, Ilorin National Museum, Ilorin was established in 1945. Built by British colonalists in 1945. Known to be the oldest museum in Nigeria, this is a museum reputed to have the highest collection of soapstone images in Africa. It is a choice destination for tourists and history researchers because it is a repository of ancient art works, cultural relics, and it provides an amazing view into the lives of the ancient Yoruba kingdom. Security/Safety of National Museum, Ilorin This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to National Museum, Ilorin, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Camera to capture your tour and the lovely sights Cash Writer's Review The museum is a centre for education, entertainment, relaxation and enjoyment. It has on display archaeological, ethnographic and craft shop units. Other features include the hair-do centre, barbing salon centre and relaxation centre. In the craft shop, there are various forms of artworks for sale ranging from beads, candle stand, frames in different shapes, aso-oke, and many more. All these are available at affordable prices. The Museum kitchen is where traditional food of different tribes is been prepared and sold. Drinks are available including Palm Wine. The landscape within the premises is good and well beautified with flowers and carpet grasses.