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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...more
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This museum has tons of information on Swakopmund, both its natural characteristics and the development of the town. It's got tons of information on the animals and plant life in the region and several older artifacts from the history of the town, including vehicles, printing...More
Really cool museum with a lot of interesting and different exhibits! It covers the history, culture, nature, geology and much more of Namibia in a very entertaining way. Absolutely must see, even if you're in Swakopmund only for the action.
Great place to spend a couple hours at. Its a quaint place with bits and pieces of Namibian history, put together quite haphazardly. Some artifacts were well curated and others less so. Place could do with a little makeover and clearer layouts to maximize the...More
We have visited this museum, and I was amazed at all the history that was behind Swakopmund and Namibia in general. Good display of very old artifacts, history of each tribe in namibia. Really enjoyed our visit here. plus take time to speak to the...More
We spent hours looking around this eclectic collection of stuff - like poking thru your grandmothers attic, but with explanations. Manages to walk the tightrope between the masses of info from white settlers and the small amount from the native tribes.
We only popped into this museum as we had an hour to spare, but wished we'd been able to stay longer.
The museum offers a fascinating insight into the local human and natural history of the area, all very nicely presented. There was an interesting...More
This museum is well worth a visit and be prepared to spend a few hours (3) taking in all the exhibits. The mobile dentist of yesteryear is a great example of how technology has moved on and the history of the early settlers and their...More