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Considering Lagos played a major role in the transitions of a huge amount of people this museum made up of 1 small room downstairs and another 2 upstairs round the corner this is a huge disappointment. Lagos has tried to inform us using black monoliths...More
Well, the museum itself is modern and nicely put in a historical building and that’s mostly the positive about it. Unfortunately the city failed to display this dark chapters of its own history in a satisfying way. Yes, you learn that Lagos was one of...More
Lagos, being well known for its slavery in the 16th century, now has a museum/exhibition about the slave trade.
The entrance fee is 3 euros, not so bad, but I must say, I was not impressed. With actually very little knowledge about the city's involvement...More
Very interesting aspect of the city. The lady working on the top floor floor was great. I went to ask her a question and she ended up giving me alot of background information about what's in the museum. If you're not satisfied with what's on...More
For all of its importance in history, the museum is an understated disappointment. Free and well worth the half hour it will take you to read every one of the meager exhibits. The giant maps showing the spread of the slave trade are the most...More
This visit to the museum that tells the major role that Portugal played in the African slave trade was sobering. But the black obelisks-like kiosks that display artifacts and present the narratives allowed the viewer to be so distanced from the experience that I wonder...More
To think that this is where it all started and to discover it is so unassuming. The museum was free entry and the displays are rather modern. It is austere and the large black exhibits are both poignant and lost in translation. It is worth...More