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Swakopmund Museum

Strand Street, Swakopmund, Namibia
+264 64 402 046
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1. What an awesome museum this is. 2. Has almost 6-7 sections covering the complete history and... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
Jaisalmer, India

A small but really interesting museum, great info,friendly staff,be it with family or even solo... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
Wayne K
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The Swakopmund Museum run by the Scientific Society Swakopmund. It is the largest privately run museum in Namibia and a favourite amongst locals and guests. On display are various types of indigenous plants, animals, minerals, an archaeological exhibition, the transport system of old and a variety of cultural historical objects. One of a kind and educational is the exhibition “People of Namibia.” This focuses on the traditional heritage of the different ethnic groups of Namibia.
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Strand Street, Swakopmund, Namibia
+264 64 402 046
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

1. What an awesome museum this is. 2. Has almost 6-7 sections covering the complete history and development of Namibia. 3. Wild animals, butterflies, Insects and the animal kingdom section is truly awesome. 4. the discovery of oil section, the vintage cars section, the armies...More

2  Thank anandabose02
Reviewed 16 January 2017

A small but really interesting museum, great info,friendly staff,be it with family or even solo this is a must for all and well worth the visit when coming into Swakopmund.

Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We went to the museum on a cloudy day, and were thoroughly impressed. One could spend a couple of hours simply reading all the interesting facts about the fauna and flora of Namibia, or be mesmerised by the beautiful crystals on display. We spent a...More

1  Thank SPvdMerwe
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Went there with young children aged between 6 and 11. They thoroughly enjoyed it especially seeing the way things used to be done l'ont time ago....an old dentists chair, typewriter and car collections. Would recommend it for young and old. You can make it a...More

Thank roofus1010
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The museum is well stocked, and worth a visit. The display range covers archeology, wars, Namibian people, wild life, German artifacts, sea creatures, etc. I missed pre-colonial life coverage. Hope as the museum improves, this will be prioritised.

Thank ThaboMok
Reviewed 2 January 2017

These guys were great - especially with the kids. Loved the quad biking - it is a great family outing!

Thank nicoledp114
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I really surely like this resturent best food they have got and by barman Ruben really on point one can recogment best will still come back and owner s always around asking whether his customers r OK best no disappointment

1  Thank mathys H
Reviewed 31 December 2016

A friendly & informative little Museum with plenty of historic, cultural, wildlife & Fauna displays (with multiple local/regional examples on display), a very nice way to kill a couple of hours in Swakopmund. There was a local school children visit taking place whilst we were...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Some interesting artifacts and displays depict the origins of Swakopmund and Namibia's history. Also on view is the various animals found in the vicinity. Maritime exhibits of particular interest.

Thank Freshairviews
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

A very well-put-together museum with lots of information on the area's history, culture, archeological significance and findings, fauna and insect info, transport history etc etc. I especially enjoyed the apothecary and dentist setting reproductions. Swakopmund has truly so much to be proud of, and this...More

Thank FaerieLiza
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Regina M
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Response from Sandwichharbour | Reviewed this property |
It is not expensive. The exhibition was put together with lots of love for Namibia and Namibians. It i located at the Mole, a little beach with a nice little promenade, I liked it.