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W.E.B. DuBois Center, Accra

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Historic Site · History Museum
Peruse the library of a pioneering thinker at W.E.B. DuBois Center, established at the final resting place of the US-born founder of Pan-Africanism. Open to the public in 1985, the center is housed in the writer's former residence, in which the civil rights activist and writer spent the latter part of his life working on the Encyclopedia Africana. The center houses a small museum, some of the intellectual's personal effects, and his library--now available for researchers. A bronze bust and a granite grave of DuBois lie within the compound. Work out when and for how long to visit W.E.B. DuBois Center and other Accra attractions using our handy Accra road trip planning site.
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  • Interesting educational spot that's well maintained. There is a guide who will provide you with a brief history and then allows you to the tour the room and some of W.E.B. DuBois' possessions. They...  more »
  • This is a historic place where I learned a bit about WEB DuBois and what he stood for. There is a bookshop and a small market where tourists can buy clothes and art crafts. There is also a restaurant....  more »
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  • Nice place with 2 different halls to host 2 separate wedding receptions. There's also a museum & Nicely mowed Green refreshing lawns. Lovely place.
  • I attended a wedding held at the forecourt of the BuBois Centre. It was very cool and breezy outside even on a hot February afternoon. I recommend this place for any private wedding... it provides a very serene environment right in the heart of Cantonments ...

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