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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.
Freedom Park is a Memorial and Leisure Park dedicated to the preserving the Lagos colonial heritage and history of the Old Board Street prison.
The park provides venues and the grounds for events and recreational entertainment,with relevant facilities like:
- Open Air Stage
- Pergola Cell (internet booths)
- Skeletal Cells
- Food Court
- Ponds and Fountains
- Historical Statues
- Museum Complex- Historical displays-Souvenir shops-Resource centre-Court yard- Cells Units.
- Wole Soyinka Art Gallery
FREEDOM PARK LAGOS
Old Prison Ground Broad Street, Lagos Island