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Address: Strand Street, Swakopmund, Namibia
Phone Number: +264(0)64 402046
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 am

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If you want to see something else than desert and sand....

By all means have the visit to the museum in your itinery. It is worthwile. Here you go back in history and see how the first German settlers arrived, the way they have adjusted... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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Budapest, Hungary
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Budapest, Hungary
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

By all means have the visit to the museum in your itinery. It is worthwile. Here you go back in history and see how the first German settlers arrived, the way they have adjusted to the new live, the way they have lived and worked and how they kept up the cultures of their roots. Interesting old staff is the... More 

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Barcelona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

back round and history of Swakopmund is very interesting and courfull. Location is near by sea and new hotel.

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New York, NY
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I'm rating this Very Good as I compare it to other small, localized museums - not against the larger world of museums writ large. For what it is, the Swakopmund Museum is quite good. It has a large collection of photos and documents and other relevant items, and it paints a very clear and informative historical narrative of the region... More 

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Manzini
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Not being a museum buff, I thought I would be bored - so wrong! The museum was fascinating and we will go back, we had been in over an hour and it was closing time, although we were not being hassled to leave , but only fair that we did. Value for money.

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South Africa
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Learn all about the ancient and recent history of the Namib Desert and Namibia. Explore the well kept expositions and informative plaques.

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Windhoek, Namibia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The museum have very interesting antique stuff to view of how people lived early in 1800&1900 century. Interesting facts about sea life. Would advise people to go and check the place out.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

For a small fee (N$ 25) you got an interesting exhibitions about the difference people who live in Nambia and also about the colonial history.

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a very well maintained and is full of what is an amazing history of swakopmund. The exhibits were very interesting for the children

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We expected very little from a museum in the desert but were pleasantly surprised. Very interesting displays on a wide range of subjects. We easily spent 2 hours ambling through and I'm glad we took the time.

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Blankenberge, Belgium
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

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

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