Swakopmund Museum, Swakopmund

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Specialty Museum · Museum
Head to Swakopmund Museum to find an eclectic collection of artifacts that will help you understand the history of the town and the whole of Namibia. Located just beneath a lighthouse, the small museum boasts a wide range of items, from stamps and war medals, to dental instruments from the colonial era. You'll also stumble upon a reconstructed colonial home interior, a reminder of the town's rich German heritage. By using our Swakopmund day trip planning tool, you can arrange your visit to Swakopmund Museum and other attractions in Swakopmund.
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  • Founded in 1951 by dentist Dr Alfons Weber, this museum is the largest private run museum in Namibia. It accommodates displays related to zoology, geology, archaeology and technology as well as...  more »
  • What a lovely experience. Well worth a visit especially if you are interested in history. Takes about 40min to walk through  more »
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  • What a fantastic museum! Very informative and very good displays. Well worth the visit if you like history!
  • Its a nice place to spend some time. There are many good collection of old stuff which you have never seen. You may see revolution of the technology and some skeleton of animals as well. Entrance fee around 10-30 N$. If you are around swakopmund,its worth to visit this museum.

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