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Kalakuta Republic Museum

8 Gbemisola Street, Lagos 550104, Nigeria
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“legend” (4 reviews)
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8 Gbemisola Street, Lagos 550104, Nigeria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like the fact that memories of the maestro,philosoher and musician are kept by turning his home into a museum for people to see part of what this musical genius was about, what drove him to be Fela.To enhance the experience, some parts of the...More

Thank Christophernd
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Fela's work was a huge part of my coming of age experience as a college student at Howard University in Washington, DC. We couldn't get enough of his Afrobeat sound so a tour of his home was high on my list of must-sees while I...More

1  Thank KabeteLane
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

On tour doing my tour guide job 17th of march 2017, i and my tourist friends from switzerland visited kalakuta republic. It is nice, clean and maitained to an extent. But I think the facility managers should do more by fixing felas panties in a...More

Thank youcomeafric
Reviewed 20 February 2017

seeing this i understood why his name rings a bell, i remember meeting his in my 30's a great activist. he always antagonized his government because of their corrupt practices

Thank wolfgangverborg
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

It's a great experience to step foot into the home of a legend. Fela's gravestone is outside and there are many many photos. The highlight is getting to see the room where the legend slept. Like many things in Nigeria, entrance fee seemed to be...More

1  Thank Mary E
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Decided to see the home of the Prophet and was in awe! Good security, loved the roof top, the view and the drinks!

Thank Olushola A
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Walking into Kalakuta Republic Museum had me in chills , never did I think I will visit the home of the late great Fela Kuti. Seeing all his possessions and family portraits made me very happy has I walked where he has walked before. The...More

1  Thank Pappas1906
Reviewed 28 May 2016

If you are a fan of the legendary Fela KUTI, you simply must see this museum. Three floors of history documenting the late singers work carefully laid out and preserved. Their are several family photos along the walls, his room set up as he might...More

Thank Maxynea
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

This place was hard to find but when we finally found it we had an amazing time! We love Fela in our home and listen to his music. They did a great job restoring his items. The top roof is amazing and offers food drinks...More

Thank Misssunshine1203
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Man, I wanted to like this place so badly. But it was ultimately an underwhelming experience. You would imagine that a museum dedicated to a musician would at minimum have that musician's music playing on a sound system, if not some video as well. No...More

Thank Jahshoeuh
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