Fri, May 07|
Tour of the National Museum, Old Residency Calabar with the Curator
The National Museum Old Residency Calabar is located at Ekpo Eyo Drive in Calabar Municipality. It shares boundary with the presidential lodge, deputy governor’s house, and the chief judge's house. The Old Residency building is a prefabricated wooden building made in Britain before the 1880’s.
Time & Location
May 07, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM GMT+1
About the Event
Many collections within the museum have rich historical and cultural values such as the building (as already mentioned), palm oil (known as the Red Gold of southern Nigeria) production equipment’s, the first Vellocett Motorcycle in Nigeria owned by Mr. Collin MacDonald, the steering wheel that brought the corpse of Mary Slessor (a Scottish missionary who stopped the killing of twins within the Cross River region), Calabar terracotta’s, ancient household objects, collections on traditional entertainment, religion, kingship and social control.
Tour of Olr Residency, Calabar
+NGN 50.00 service fee
Virtual tour with the Curator
+NGN 50.00 service fee0