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“Must see when in Lagos” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Black Heritage Museum

Black Heritage Museum
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$300.00*
and up
Historic Day Tour of Badagry Town from Lagos
Ranked #13 of 33 things to do in Lagos
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Owner description: 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.
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Must see when in Lagos”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2013

Very interesting day spent there! you learn a lot about the history of slavery, but also the history of Nigeria. Please plan a lot of time when you go there, so you also have a chance to boat to the point of no return.
The guide in the museum was very knowledgeable and helpful and we learnt a lot.
thanks and highly recommended!

Visited November 2013
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2 Thank Laura T
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21 reviews from our community

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English first
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A history worth knowing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

Black Heritage Museum is the soul and heart of all people of African heritage. It a reminder of the pains and agony slavery and trans-Atlantic slave trade imposed on Africans. For every Person around the world, this precious landmarks is a reminder of your root and heritage! A visit to this Heritage Museum is a visit home, a home to your forebears. Make time to visit to reconnect yourself and family to the soil where your heritage all started.

Visited May 2013
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3 Thank Umuderim
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Learned a lot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a small but interesting museum. Although it could be better curated, I came away with a greater understanding of Nigerian culture, history and perspective of the slave trade.

Visited August 2013
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3 Thank Lovesfood000
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Ithaca, New York, United States
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60 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Average museum with an Excellent tour guide”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2013

The museum is housed in an old colonial house that needs maintenance pronto. It is an average museum where you can get a glimpse into black heritage. The tour guide was excellent

Visited July 2013
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2 Thank Kunbi A
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Lagos
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good Start but needs a Curator”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

It is a good start for anyone who has interest in Black Heritage but don't expect to leave with the whole story and I think better attention could have been paid to the quality of the displays etc.
If you combine with the Calabar Museum, then you'll be sure to get a better picture on the Nigerian perspective of slave trade.

Visited June 2013
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1 Thank Lola E
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