Kalakuta Republic Museum, Lagos

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Learn about the heritage and impact one man can leave at Kalakuta Republic Museum. Opened in 2012 on the singer's birthday, the former home of Fela Anikulapo Kuti offers a view into 1970's life--the bedroom and record studio were left untouched. The revolutionary center of an idealistic man who believed in a state independent from Nigeria's corruption, the museum shows his musical and political legacy through displays of everyday items, including clothes, saxophones, and even a shoe collection. Walk the museum to feel his rebellious spirit in every item displayed, and learn about the history of music. Use our Lagos trip planner to visit Kalakuta Republic Museum on your trip to Lagos, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Visited with one of Baba Abami Edas prodigy Dede Mabiaku and he showed me round the museum and I loved it. It's a great lifetime experience. But I told him it has to be promoted more like Elvis Presle...  more »
  • I always wanted to see the abode of the great maestro of afro beat and this place did not disappoint me. I love this place.  more »
  • Nice place to relax & write. Good reception for my wifi & I can eat while I'm on break from writing or relaxing. The Relationship Museum, inspires Artists like me. I create in this zones. A penny for my words. I sing to your soul. Rachiewabbit...it's Wabbit Season!
  • It was awesome for the first few times, but recently the management as been on the roll due to some inappropriate behaviors from some customers. it is absolutely rude and wrong to discriminate your entire customer base due to the action of a few especially when you keep it open to friends and family. Great place when you know the management. Not so if you're just looking for a place to chill. You can always book on Facebook though if you don't mind.
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