List of Museums in Igboland

In Igboland and culture, the museum serves as a repository of historical artifacts, cultural heritage, and traditional knowledge. It is a vital institution for preserving and showcasing the rich heritage of the Igbo people. 

Museums in Igboland, the southeastern part of Nigeria, house items such as traditional attire, ceremonial objects, artworks, and historical documents that provide insights into Igbo history, customs, and beliefs. It also serves educational purposes, offering a platform for both locals and visitors to learn about Igbo traditions, rituals, and societal structures.

I’ve made an effort to gather a list of museums and galleries in the Southeast. You can take the opportunity to visit any of them. It’s crucial to support the existing ones.

List of Museums in Igboland and Their Location

1. 260 Vibes Global This is a music and entertainment gallery. 232 Faulks Road, Aba, 000035, Nigeria.

2. Alex-Ohiaeri Museum, Ohiaeri’s Compound Abba, Abba, Nigeria.

3. Awka Museum Foundation, 261 Nnamdi Azikiwe Avenue (opposite Polaris Bank Umudioka Village, Awka, Anambra, Nigeria).

4. Bona Art Gallery and Museum, Asata, Enugu 400102, Enugu, Nigeria.

5. Centre for Memories, Umuoji St., Independence Layout 400102, Enugu.

6. Delaroke Art Gallery, Port Harcourt.

7. Emeka and Bunmi Anyaoku Centre. Museum and library. Onitsha.

8. Igbo Ukwu Museum, Anambra, 22F6+72W, Igbo Ukwu 422117, Anambra.

9. ISI NRI MUSEUM, in Nofia, Anambra.

10. Mbonu-Emerem Museum of Art, Abia. 39, Faulks Road, 2nd Floor, Abia.

11. Museum of Colonial History, 6 Ikot Ekpene Rd., Aba, 450221.

12. National Gallary of Arts, 2 Old, Enugu-Ogoja Road, Abakaliki, Nigeria.

13. National Gallery of Arts, Temple Avenue, off Okpara Avenue, GRA, Enugu State, Nigeria.

14. National Museum Asaba. Mungo Park House. P.M.B. 95071, Asaba, Delta State.

15. National Museum of Colonial History, Abia, 6 Ikot Ekpene Road, Aba.

16. National Museum of Unity, Enugu, 65 Abakaliki Rd., GRA, Enugu 400102, Enugu.

17. National Museum Owerri Imo State, B65 Shell Camp, opposite Federal Medical Center Owerri.

18. National Museum, Abakaliki. No. 6 St. Patrick Road, Kpirikpiri, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.

19. Nnewi Museum, Igwe Orizu Palace, Nnewi 435101, Anambra, Nigeria.

20. Nri Historical Museum, Nimo, Anambra.

21. Obu Ofor Nri Palace and Museum.

22. Heritage Museum in Nofia.

23. Odinani Museum Nri, Agukwu Nri.

24. Ojukwu Bunker, Chief Michael Okpara Avenue, Umuahia Abia.

25. Ojukwu Memorial Library, Celebrity Avenue, New Owerri, Owerri 460281, Imo, Nigeria.

26. Okoroji House Museum, Arochukwu.

27. Omenka Ndi Imo, F2VM+5V3, along Weltheral road, before Chorobim junction, LGA, Owerri 460242, Nigeria.

28. The N Gallery, Enugu, Plot 685 Valley Cres, Independence Layout, Enugu 400102.

29. Women War Memorial Museum, Onna Rd., Ikot Abasi, 534102.

30. National War Museum Umuahia.

You can add to the list if you know some I do not.