Trans-Namib Railroad Museum

Trans-Namib Railroad Museum

Trans-Namib Railroad Museum
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happyfourGent
Ghent, Belgium217 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
Nice insight in the history of the railroads in Namibia, station has a lovely architecture. Former types of railroads.
Do not visit the area by yourselves (but visit in small groups), when nobody is around, one of our friends has been robbed when taking pictures
Written August 5, 2022
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GeoWalther
Seattle42 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2015 • Solo
Surprisingly enjoyable little museum, especially if you have any interest in trains. Closed during lunch, but well worth a 30-60 minute visit.
Written September 23, 2015
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Helen T
Kings Lynn, UK224 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2019
Not really a museum as such but some interesting old engines outside. Inside there are old photos (mostly in German) showing what it was like in the 19th centrury.
Written October 17, 2019
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DianevanVuuren
Durban, South Africa194 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Family
Lots of interesting coaches etc. on display outside of the station. Could do with a spruce up on the actual station - especially now that the Desert Express is running again.
Written June 10, 2019
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BigMike919
Cape Town Central, South Africa24 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Solo
An interesting little museum close to the railway station. Lots of rooms full of equipment and historic memorabilia from Namibia, focused on rail history. A nice way to pass an hour.
Written May 10, 2019
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kiltmaker2
Evanston, IL14,630 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018
Located on the north side of the city center (next to Windhoek Railway Station), This museum housed a number of old model locomotive which have been part of the Railroad history of Namibia.
Written September 25, 2018
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Maldal
23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2016 • Friends
I had a special reason to visit Windhoek Railway station and museum.
I recently discovered that my South African grandfather had driven the 154A class "Zwillinge" locomotive (which now stands proudly on a plinth in front of the Windhoek station building) over 100 years ago.
Earlier this month I travelled from the UK to visit and pay homage to this icon.
I was impressed looking around the Trans- Namib railway museum. Whether you are a train engine enthusiast or not it is of great interest to view the displays and exhibits from the past .
Konrad the curator gave my cousin and myself a guided tour and explained about a lot of the items on show.
Written March 26, 2016
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Gerald C W
7 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019
My husband loves trains so this was a great place to spend a couple of hours. Easy to walk to and we were the only ones there.
Written November 7, 2019
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barry481
5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Friends
Situated over the actual railway station this is very interesting with lots to see

Some nice quirky things for sale in the shop, old railway lamps etc
Written June 5, 2019
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Little Missy
Johannesburg, South Africa30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Solo
A very interesting place to walk around, specially if you are interested in railway trains and cars, etc. I loved the old Station Building.
Written April 30, 2019
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