The National Museum, Lagos

2.4
#4 of 8 in Museums in Lagos
Established in 1955 to prevent looting of national treasures, The National Museum displays a modest collection of authentic Nigerian art, ranging from carved statues and bronze and terra cotta heads to historical relics and archaeological finds. Go on a guided tour of the halls to observe the ethnographic and archaeological exhibits. Afterwards, stop in the kitchen restaurant, which regularly hosts live jazz, musical, and hip hop shows in the evening. Put The National Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Lagos holiday planner.
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  • Good location, lots of resources, great learning, and everything to make a good museum. The curators are knowledgeable, but a lot more can be done in terms of preservation, lighting, an using multi me...  more »
  • This Museum has a rich historical heritage. The location is great, and I found the Bullet Riddled Mercedes Benz Limosine of the Late Nigerian Head of State General Murtala Muhammed who was assasinante...  more »
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  • It was an informative visit for me however more attention needs to be given to the Museum. After making payment, we were told to walk around on our own without a tour guide. This was definitely off for me 😔
  • It is an historical place to check out, having been there is a unforgettable experience, kids comer, tour guide, National museum Lagos really bring back the old memories.
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