Some Interesting Places To Spend your Time In Lagos
Onyeka Ibeanusi | Tuesday, 8 July 2014 | 1345 Total Views
You may be tired of your regular activities. This seems to be a good time to do something different from the regular. Out of work activities to help you cool off and face the working challenges of a new week is both a good idea and medically recommended. We have carefully outlined a few places in Lagos that you can visit this period.
The National Museum is the country's premier museum, comprising a permanent exhibition of national relics and treasures, as well as other temporary shows. Located at Onikan, The National Museum is most famous for having the car in which Murtala Muhammed, one of Nigeria’s former Military rulers, was assassinated. The national musuem has an entry fee of N100 per person and opens Monday-Sunday 6AM-6PM
Freedom Park is a Memorial and Leisure Park dedicated to the preserving the Lagos colonial heritage and history of the Old Board Street prison. The park provides venues and grounds for events and recreational entertainment, Open Air Stage. Freedom Park also has an Amphi-theatre, Pergola Cell (internet booths), Skeletal Cells, Food Court, Ponds and Fountains, Historical Statues, Museum Complex, Historical displays, Souvenir shops, Resource centre, Court yard, Cells Units and Wole Soyinka Art Gallery. Opens from Monday-Sunday, 9AM-10PM.
Located on 175, Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Didi museum is one of Nigeria's foremost private musuems showcasing Nigerian artifacts.
LEKKI CONSERVATION CENTER
Lekki Conservation center is a project of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation which is a non-governmental organisation that is focused on conservation and sustainable development. The purpose of the center is to serve as an area of biodiversity conservation and environmental awareness center.The center is located along the Lekki Peninsula, opposite Chevron.
There is a trail boardwalk to enhance tourist experience of the rich flora and fauna at the center. LCC is a beautiful environment for nature lovers.
NIKE ARTS GALLERY
The Nike Art Gallery, Lagos is one of 4 art centres owned by Nike Okundaye, a well-known Nigerian female artist who, with an education that went no further than primary 6, has gone on to build an enviable international career as an artist.
The Nike Art Gallery, Lagos located in Lekki, is made up of four floors housing about 15,000 works of art. The gallery only shows and sells work done by Nigerian artistes and is said to be the largest gallery of its kind. The inside of the gallery is beautiful from its unusual doors to its bright white walls covered in all sorts of art work ranging from paintings and sculptures to fabrics and mini-installations.