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Swakopmund Museum

Strand Street, Swakopmund, Namibia
+264(0)64 402046
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Swakopmund
Type: Museums
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
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Type: Museums
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access

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Blankenberge, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

a nice interval during a dusty deserttrip; great museum. the beach,shopping, restaurants, bank, churches etc all within walking distance

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

a must visit if you are interested in the Namibian history and culture of the tribes. Artefacts are so nicely arranged!

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Very well kept. Everything is so beautiful displayed and very interesting. It's interesting to see, who brought what to the party all those years ago. Makes you think...?

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
25 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This museum is a gem in the small and not very spectacular town of Swakopmund. Very interesting stuff in the museum and its a pleasure to visit it. Also the restaurant just next to it is nice to have a drink after the visit and just relax a bit.

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Neston, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Really worth a visit great info pics video and artefacts about the peoples of Namibia which is not well documented elsewhere. Some displays a bit eccentric and dated, but search among them and you can spend fascinating hours finding out about Namibia's history, landscape and inhabitants.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

What an interesting place to spend an hour. Not too big, plenty to see with good but not too wordy descriptions. Highly recommend.

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Walvis Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Very friendly management, extremely child friendly even though it is a museum and kids of course cannot touch anything. They have a beautiful selection of animals, and a good overview over namibia's different tribes and peoples. It is a lovely stop when in Swakopmund, for the whole family

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A visit to the Swakopmund Museum is well worth the time because it provides an excellent orientation to Namibia, its people, history, flora and fauna. It was especially fortuitous because we visited the museum when we first arrived in Namibia giving us extra insight prior to our touring other parts of the country. We highly recommend taking the time to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

An amazing array of interesting items from natural history to German/ Namibian history to all sorts of other items.We popped in for an hour and stayed nearly three. Very good indeed

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is an excellent museum to visit in Swakopmund. The exhibits are really interesting. A must see on my list!

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