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Black Heritage Museum

Badagry, Lagos 550104, Nigeria
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Historic Day Tour of Badagry Town from Lagos
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Founded in part by a Nigerian cultural commission, the Black Heritage Museum preserves artifacts and records from the slave route that once ran through Badagry.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible4%
13 Jan 2018
“Under Reconstruction”
7 Aug 2017
“neglected place”
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Badagry, Lagos 550104, Nigeria
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

I was glad about the reconstruction work so far. I love the 2 magnificently huge sculptures that now decorate the front of the museum you guys should go see it. I want to suggest that the Lagos State Government support the other little museums in...More

Thank David Omololu A
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

very disappointed as mostly everything in Nigeria, places of interest are not managed well at all. sad to see such a lack of committment

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Thank Horst J
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

i have been to museums in other countries so being a Nigerian, I am quite critical of what I saw here. This is a major museum meant to preserve the history of the dark era of the slave trade, Badagry being a major trade route!!...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

knowledge, wisdom and understanding of the culture of the Nigeria and its people. its a must see to tourist from any place in the world

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

This museum is a weak point in heritage sites in Badagry. Needs more attention. Some interesting exhibits, but very few artifacts. Some of the building structure is falling apart. Even took a while to get building opened when we visited.

Thank Bch-ave
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

This was one of the most enlightening adventures I have ever been on. There is a sadness that dwells in this place but also a reminder of how far we have come. I am honored to have been in such a historical place to hear...More

1  Thank Ashley648
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

A long way to go for so little when it is such a fascinating part of the country's history. The museum is tiny and only a handful of artefacts

1  Thank hhm501
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Reviewed 27 February 2016

It's about 2 hour drive from Lagos, but really worth it. There are several black heritage museums in the Badagry area, friendly tour guides. Great escape from chaos of Lagos.

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Reviewed 18 September 2014

There are several interesting places to see in Badagry. We started at the Oba's palace and got a guide from him who took us around in Badagry for the whole day. We visited the Slave Relics museum, the Brasilian baracoon, the Black heritage museum and...More

3  Thank Anniina H
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Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

The museum should be maintained in a much better way and clear lack of funds and investments shows. But that apart, the place should be a must visit for anyone interested in knowing/understanding some bits of history of Nigeria and Africa at large. The guides...More

3  Thank Sanket S
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