Freedom Park, Lagos.

Old Prison Ground, Broad Street, Lagos Island,Lagos, Nigeria.

Freedom Park Description

History of Freedom Park

Freedom Park was built in October 2010 to commemorate the 50th-anniversary independence celebration. It is notable as a venue for diverse social events and recreation. It was designed and built by Theo Lawson to preserve the history and cultural heritage of Nigerians. 

Freedom Park is a Memorial and Leisure Park dedicated to the preservation of the Lagos colonial heritage and history of Her Majesty's Board Street prison.

Security/Safety of Freedom Park

This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Freedom Park, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • A camera- the scenery makes for beautiful pictures.
  • A pair of sunglasses
  • Light clothing.

Things to do while at Freedom Park

Try these at Freedom Park:

  • See a play
  • See the broad prisons where political prisoners were held.
  • Picnic- The ambience is perfect for relaxing.

Best Features

It is a cultural heritage site.

Writer's Review

It is a leisure and memorial site that everyone must-see.

Most common visitors

Art lovers, Historians, Photographers

  • Lagos Theatre Festival 2016 kicks off at Freedom Park- The headline of Y Naija news in 2016.

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Old Prison Ground, Broad Street, Lagos Island,Lagos, Nigeria.

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