Dr. Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum
Located in Accra, the capital of Ghana and dedicated to Ghana’s first Head of State, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah who led the country to independence is the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum also referred to as Dr. Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park.
The mausoleum which has been built into an island houses the remains of this great man and his Egyptian wife Madam Fathia Nkrumah. You will be amazed by the sight that will greet you when you arrive at this site; seven (7) bare chested male statues bearing flutes (fountains) which signifies an art of “welcome“.
This monument has offices, a library of historical records such as the smock the president wore to dance while declaring Ghana’s independence and many others. Any casual outfits will be okay when visiting this site to learn more about the history of Ghana.
Pictures can also be taken with or without permission based on the object of interest.
A visit to the museum will give you the opportunity to observe the life of Ghana’s celebrated politician’s
life in pictures.
Before heading out from the place, you may pass by the many restaurants and snack bars around for a meal.
Working hours: Mondays – Fridays from 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturdays – Sundays from 9:00am – 3:00pm
Board a “trotro”/mini bus or taxi from any part of Accra to Tema station in Accra Central. Set of walking along the high street and locate the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum closer to the Accra Arts Centre.