The Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and Memorial Park is situated in the capital city of Ghana, Accra. The place was dedicated to the first president of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the memorial park was built on a then British Polo field. This memorial park was the same place Dr. Kwame Nkrumah declared independence in the year 1957.
The park consists of five acres of land and holds a museum tracing Nkrumah’s life. There are many personal items on display, but the centre-piece is the mausoleum, Nkrumah and his wife’s final resting place. Tours in English can be taken. Kwame Nkrumah is an essential part of Ghana’s history and a good half-hour here will fill you in on most of the details. Events are held on Independence Anniversary celebrations on 6 March and the Celebration of Emancipation Day on 1 August.