Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, Accra

3.7
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park contains a magnificent marble mausoleum and the last resting place of the country's first prime minister and president. A tall bronze statue of this famous pan-African leader sits on very spot from which Nkrumah declared independence from Britain in 1957. Built in 1992, the mausoleum features a catafalque and a paved park area with fountains and sculptures. An underground museum beneath the complex features an impressive collection of photographs of world leaders with whom Nkrumah worked, detailing events from Ghana's tumultuous history. With our international travel planner, Accra attractions like Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I loved the experience here learning so much I didn't previously know about Kwame Nkrumah. It was very inspirational.  more »
  • A nice and interesting place to know about the history of Ghana and the country's first leader. You get a detailed explanation in the place. There are beautiful statues, the tomb of the leader and a v...  more »
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  • I like this place because of it's historic representation for Ghana and all the memories it holds. It teaches a lot to the younger and growing generation. Although I believe this historic place has not received all it needs to be preserved. It is important to note that this is the burial place of Kwame Nkruma
  • Beautiful area with rich history. The gentleman in the museum was very knowledgeable and gave great insights in to the life and work of Dr Kwame Nkrumah.
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