Slave History Museum, Calabar

4.3
#2 of 6 in Things to do in Cross River State
Slave History Museum is located in Calabar. Use our Calabar trip planner to visit Slave History Museum on your trip to Calabar, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Create an itinerary including Slave History Museum
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Slave History Museum Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
8 reviews
Google
4.2
TripAdvisor
  • The museum houses the torture relics dating years of tears and blood which originates from the trance Atlantic slave trade. Good story and in-depth knowledge of the guide  more »
  • I left the museum with a clearer picture of what we suffered in the hands of those colonial 'monsters'! The Museum, brings to life the dark and bitter history of slave trading and man's inhumanity to ...  more »
Google
  • Pros: The museum artifacts and art is great. On the tour, I love how tourists experience the discomfort of the heat the slaves experienced. It's surreal to stand in a building that once housed slaves as cargo. Cons: The tour guide spoke just above a whisper and many of us could not hear her, despite asking her to speak up. I suggest tour guides invest in microphones.
  • The museum was really enlightening for me as the tour guide explained the slave trade era in details. I was initially scared seeing the sculpted representations of the Slaves (you have to take a second look to know they weren’t cadaver); we were shown the different scenes representing different eras during the slave trade period, as well as how the slaves were auctioned and sold off
Places to stay near Slave History Museum

Plan your trip to Calabar

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Calabar

1.0
Duration: 1​h
3.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min
Duration: 1​h

Side trips from Calabar

3.2
Duration: 4​h