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A hidden treasure

At N$5 for a visit this is a bargain. A unique collection of artifacts from Namibian Railways and... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Simon G
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Darwen, United Kingdom
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Mechanical machines paradise

If you are into the old but golden sites of mechanical machines, this museum is not to be missed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melkies A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are into the old but golden sites of mechanical machines, this museum is not to be missed. It captures a lot of Namibia's colonial history.

Thank Melkies A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice overview of the history of trains and railways in Namibia. there are very many items collected, From costumes, and tools to maps and photographs. Also the inside of a sleeping wagon is present.

Thank Knallemans
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

At N$5 for a visit this is a bargain. A unique collection of artifacts from Namibian Railways and also Namib Air. Some larger exhibits are outside to see at any time but the small inside exhibits are equally special. From tools used in the workshops...More

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 2 March 2018

It's amazing to see how far we have come in such a short space of time. A fabulous collection of equipment from yester-years, some we used which our children and grandchildren wouldn't have a clue how to operate. A great museum and well worth the...More

Thank Jude272
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Our Windhoek city tour included a visit to the Railway Station. We went inside and found the historic building virtually empty and on examining arrival/departure information, we understood why. It appears that there are only two trains per day! There are also a small number...More

Thank Travelexperience12
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Spent four days exploring Windhoek before setting out for our safari...this was one of our stops. Interesting antique items to peruse. The guide was enthusiastic

Thank suestevenson2015
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Once you wander around Trans-Namib Railways in Windhoek you find the historic machines of yester-year inviting you to a world of yesterday, the day before and many years ago, forgotton easily. As you are enticed to look into the machines been driven in the past...More

Thank Heila R
Reviewed 4 October 2017

For just 5 Namibian Dollars (about $0.40 US) one can get a glimpse in the transportation history of Namibia. Some of the larger exhibits are outside and can be enjoyed without even entering the museum, which is housed in Windhoek's main railroad station. From a...More

Thank Durkfd
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We walked there and enjoyed it very much. Great for train, plane, and ship historians. They person there was very knowledgeable.

Thank golfer0162
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Nice place to stop and see historical engine, railroad cars and equipment. Outdoors. Great place to take pictures.

Thank Robert S
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