Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum & Museum, Nkroful

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Kwame Nkrumah - First president of Ghana
Kwame Nkrumah - First president of Ghana
Kwame Nkrumah - First president of Ghana


At Nkroful, one can find the first memorial of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana`s first president. The memorial is at the site of the birthplace and original burial place of Dr. Nkrumah. It houses some simple visitor facilities and a souvenir shop.

Nkroful is also home to the mystical River Subre, and it is close to three forest reserves – Draw River Forest Reserve, Ndumfri Forest Reserve, and Shelter Forest Reserve.

Situated 83km west of Takoradi, in the hinterland of Ghana West Coast, the area around Nkroful is full of natural resources such as oil palm, coconut palm, cocoa and gold.


How to find us

By private vehicle: 

From Takoradi, follow the signs to Elubo. After about an-hour-and-a-half, you will reach the town of Esiama. Esiama, turn right to Nkroful, and drive for 4 kilometres.

By public transport:

At Takoradi, you can get aboard any vehicle heading towards Elubo. Get down at Esiama, and board a taxi or minibus (called ‘tro-tro’) to Nkroful.


  1. Nkroful lies in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region.
  2. Because of claims that River Subre has magical powers, the river attracts many visitors seeking material success and physical healing.