There is a saying that the pride of a nation lies in the ability to preserve its heritage by transmitting story of the past to the succeeding generations. There is no better demonstration of this than the rehabilitating works done on the Jaekel House.
Formerly belonging to the Premier of the then Eastern Region, Chief Michael Okpara, the premises where the bunker is housed was offered to the Biafran government after the fall of the first capital of Biafra.
Awolowo's prison home is a muesuem located in the Lekki trade free zone that holds pieces of items from chief Awolowo's prison experience. The museum aims to take you on a walk through his prison journey. After the tour, there is a beach behind where you can bask in the sun's radiance as you ponder the struggle of one of the nation's founding fathers.
The first private non-profit museum in Nigeria opens its doors for you to see Nigeria through its works of paintings, sculpture and bronze statues from different eras.
Borno state museum is a haven for artifacts and relics that re-tell about the historic past of the Borno people.
Housed in the Old Governemnt House Building, this museum focuses on the history of Calabar, the Cross River region and slavery.
Ever looked at your kid stuck in front of the TV and worried they aren't having as much social interaction as you will like? Mindscapes is a great place to come to and allow their natural curiosity run wild.
Built in memory of the Lander brothers Richard and John, this complex has a rich museum, which houses, among others, the boat that was used by the two brothers’, artworks and writings detailing their numerous exploits in Africa.
Any visit to Sokoto would be incomplete without spending a few hours at the Waziri Junaidu History and Culture Museum, a combined library, museum and archive.
Located in the city where the famed caliphate was sited many years ago, the museum tells the history and features many historic relics from the Sokoto Caliphate.
So much has happened after Nigeria's colonial period that over time, life before colonization has become a mystery to all but a few. Luckily here in this museum, history has been preserved from the pre-colonization times to the beginning of the post-colonial era.
Experience the time machine that is the Calabar Museum, which will transport you as far back as pre-colonial times. The museum is situated in a former colonial Governor's, which was built in Glasgow, assembled in Morocco, before arriving in Calabar.
Believed that exhibiting the heterogeneous culture of Nigeria will encourage understanding, love and peaceful co-existence among the various groups, thereby bringing about unity in diversity, this museum houses a host of invaluable cultural relics from different tribes in Nigeria that cannot fail to interest anyone with an eye for details and cultural awareness.
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.
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