Learn about Nigerian colonial history at Freedom Park, a multi-purpose arts and culture complex. Built on the site of a former colonial prison, this memorial and leisure park serves as a popular venue for concerts and other special events. Some of the old prison's areas were converted into a museum exhibiting maps and enslavement tools, detailing the history of the British penal system in the colonies. Before you head to Lagos, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Lagos trip itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Lagos has to offer, including Freedom Park.
Freedom Park Reviews
Great Music and relaxing atmosphere.It is a highly recommended place to unwind with friends after work. more »
Nice place in the middle of Lagos Island, great facility for musicals, plays, concert and a robust night life. Afternoon could be a bit boring if no event, and you are not interested in listening to s... more »
Always a pleasure to stop over at Freedom Park, however brief, and whether there is an event or not. It's not just the natural environment that thrills: it is the totality of Its features: the galleries, the museum, its amphitheatre, the food court and the several sculptures dotting the premises and reflect traditional Nigerian lifestyles. A great place to relax.
Great outdoors park. Saw a band perform and it was pretty good. I love the atmosphere and the statutes carved out of marble present there, as well as the trees which are labelled for informing people about what type they are. While this place may be pretty chill, the drinks and food are rather on the moderate side. Check out their schedule before visiting, sometimes they don't have any performance going on.
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