Freedom Park Lagos, born out of the ruins of Her Majesty’s Broad Street Prisons, was reconstructed to preserve the history and cultural heritage of the Nigerian People.Freedom Park Lagos is a National Memorial, a Historical landmark, a Cultural site & an Arts and Recreation centre.
The project commemorated the 50th anniversary independence celebration in October, 2010 in remembrance of the Nation’s foremost fathers for their patriotism which ultimately led to the Nation’s Independence from colonial masters.The Freedom Park is a Heritage Site. The new FREEDOM PARK Lagos, formerly Old Broad Street Prison; (a colonial instrument of control and oppression) is now a peaceful place for individual and collective contemplation and interaction. Dedicated to our Heroes past.
Location: Hospital Rd, Lagos Island, Lagos
Getting Here: The park is a 5 minutes drive from the Tafawa Balewa Square. It can be accessed by car,taxi or public transport.