Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, Accra

3.7
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park contains a magnificent marble mausoleum and the last resting place of the country's first prime minister and president. A tall bronze statue of this famous pan-African leader sits on very spot from which Nkrumah declared independence from Britain in 1957. Built in 1992, the mausoleum features a catafalque and a paved park area with fountains and sculptures. An underground museum beneath the complex features an impressive collection of photographs of world leaders with whom Nkrumah worked, detailing events from Ghana's tumultuous history. With our international travel planner, Accra attractions like Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The facility is well curated and the tour guides have a wealth of knowledge. The curio shop is not so well stocked. Access to the park is easy.  more »
  • The park itself is nice but I just dont relly appreciate it when foreigners get charged so much more - GH: 5 and non GH:15 I know its not allot but it just does not sit right with me (equal rights), t...  more »
  • The structure alone is amazing and a perfect place to do a photoshoot/ selfie session! it is also a great place to journal and reflect at if you are looking for a place. When we arrived there was abou...  more »
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  • This place has really been poorly managed. Not worth the visit anymore in my opinion. It's a fun place, was a fun place. You could get a lot of interesting facts about Dr Kwame Nkrumah but the park itself is not being run well in my opinion. Was way better 15 years ago.
  • The Kwame Nkrumah National Park has the mausoleum of the great African leader and former Ghanaian president, Kwame Nkrumah. Also there lies the remains of his beloved Egyptian wife. It also has a museum basically containing personal effects and pictures of the late great leader on his sojourn across the world. Beautiful garden with a couple of statues of the African leader. There are also numerous trees that have been planted by various great leaders when they visited the park.
  • Well worth a visit while in Accra. Make sure you grab a guide to walk you through the symbolism and explain more details on Nkrumah's background. The only reason for 4 stars is that the small Nkrumah museum left something to be desired.
  • A beautiful place to visit. We had our own tour guide for Acrra so we were able to do a walk thru by ourselves and get a lot of great info. We took a lot of nice pictures as it's a beautiful place that is very clean. If you don't have your own tour guide I would highly recommend doing the full tour so that you can learn more about Kwame's history.
  • A must go if you are in Accra . Great place with a lot of history. You will also find the museum on the back with Kwame Nkrumah History
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