Gidan Makama Museum Kano

The Kano museum or Gidan Makama Museum Kano is a museum located in the Nigerian city of Kano. The museum houses momentous art compilation, items and crafts pertaining to the historical importance of Kano.

The museum is housed in a fifteenth century chronological structure, which is regarded by the Nigerian Government as a national monument.

You will find the museum with elegantly repaired outlooks. The museum is in the sequence of Sudanese pattern structure and is affluence of information.

The museum is segregated into several galleries. Some of the galleries comprise of Zaure in the major threshold with exhibits of conventional materials, Kano’s maps and city malls, statehood’s history, and 19th century Kano, economy, civil war, music and industry.

You can find collections of Hausa costumes, tools, weapons, photograph documenting Kano’s eternal history.

Opening hours

The museum is opened every day from 08:00 to 18:00hrs.


Gidan Makama Museum
Opposite the Emir's Palace, Kano, Nigeria

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