WEB Du Bois Memorial Centre

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Daniel Neilsen
Cantonments

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was an African-American civil rights activist who became a citizen of Ghana in the 1960s. He was known as the ‘Father of Pan-Africanism’. The centre, where he and his wife once lived, and where they are now buried, houses his personal library, a small museum with a handful of personal effects such as his graduation robes. The couple’s mausoleum is surrounded by Asante stools, a seminar room, a restaurant, a gallery, an amphitheatre and a research centre for Pan-African history and culture.  

Venue name: WEB Du Bois Memorial Centre
Contact:
Address: Off 2nd Circular Road
Cantonments
Accra

Opening hours: Open 9am-4.30pm Mon-Fri; 10am-4pm Sat.
Price: Admission GH¢3 for a tour (GH¢1 for camera).
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