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A step into History

Not being a native Nigerian it was interesting seeing some aspects of the Countries history... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Debi D
via mobile
A great place to capture history but needs a sprucing up!

So glad I took a tour of this place and saw the beautiful artifacts they had in their museum and... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
Colleend55
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go visit the national museum during the Eid public holiday. We were pleasantly surprised. Our tour guide "Figaro" was the absolute best and tickets only cost 1000naira for 8 of us. There's so much to see...old currencies...the car Murtala Mohd died in...More

1  Thank Sophia B
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Not being a native Nigerian it was interesting seeing some aspects of the Countries history. However, as a National Museum I expected to see more there. But entry was only 200N per person so it is affordable for most. There are 4 main areas spread...More

Thank Debi D
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Being that there are over 200 languages/tribes in Nigeria this museum couldn't encompass them all. It DID provide a unique viewing of some of them. Recommended.

Thank Todd J
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a place for those interested in learning about the country and what it was like thousands of years ago. The National Museum, Onikan, Lagos is also a place for the tourist who is visiting Nigeria for the first time. It is the first...More

Thank Anago James Ake... O
Reviewed 26 June 2018

I had little knowledge about the historical existence of the country so i made up my mind to tour the national museum because it is a 10 miles from where i was living, i saw so many artifacts and the car that former head of...More

1  Thank fuadolawale3
Reviewed 17 April 2018

So glad I took a tour of this place and saw the beautiful artifacts they had in their museum and gained more knowledge of the history. But I was truly dissapointed with all of the trash in the courtyard area. I would think this would...More

1  Thank Colleend55
Reviewed 14 January 2018

I recently returned from the National Museum Benin City and I compared it with the one in Lagos. This is feedback from my clients who happen to have experienced the two museums. For Ambient (Lagos 0, Benin 10) Organisation (Lagos 0, Benin 10) Content (Lagos...More

3  Thank David Omololu A
Reviewed 5 December 2017

There is No AC in the building so it really takes away your ability to enjoy the history and culture there . One thing they have kept in its original condition that stands out is the vehicle in which President Murtala Mohammed was assassinated in....More

1  Thank Brian N
Reviewed 18 November 2017

I was at National Muesum recently invited by some young artists who had their first exhibition just fresh from school.They partnered with the Sickle cell Aid foundation with the good intention to raise funds. Few people attended and not surprising - the place is nearly...More

Thank margaretolele
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Not easy to find, but worth the effort. The museum houses a great collection of Nigerian art and artifacts, including an explanation of Nigeria's development into one of the world's largest democracies. I was also impressed that the admission cost for nationals and tourists was...More

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Queen S
14 September 2018|
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Response from fuadolawale3 | Reviewed this property |
Hi queen S! I don't know how you want to spend your day but 24th and 25th of November is not a Nigerian holiday so I will advice you go on a Sunday because there won't be hectic traffic in Lagos as regards to where you are... More
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26 August 2018|
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Response from Debi D | Reviewed this property |
No need to write letter you can just arrive but depending on age and number of kids you may want to take extra help as they don't permit touching of the exhibits. I would advise that for kids under 10 there is not really... More
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Emmanuel A
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Response from Debi D | Reviewed this property |
Its N200 entry fee although if your non Nigerian they will try charge you N300!!!
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