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The Goerke House

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Historic house in a historic town

The Goerke Haus is one of those historic sites you should not miss on your next trip to Luderitz... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Windhoek, Namibia
Sort of made our day.

Interesting family history and in fine condition. The furniture and lights and wall decoration are... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

Fantastic building and furniture. The lead-painted glass is extra special. The place is clean and the garden is well kept. Well worth the visit!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Corena
Reviewed 19 September 2018

It is worth a visit as part of a walk round the historic part of Luderitz. it is not that big and there isnt much of a guide, so read up beforehand

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Gorgeously preserved building. Excellent views. Not much offered regarding day to day life. Check opening times

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank XeniaCapeTown
Reviewed 4 July 2018

A beautiful old house, full of colonial charm, from the beginning of the previous century. Just a pity that the modern upgrades to the kitchen and bathrooms were done without any effort to keep the character of the house.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lettie T
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Visited the goerke house. Beautiful antique furniture. Interesting history. Will take maybe an half an hour to an hour to see. Also climb up the damwall.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Annette P
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

While strolling through the streets lined with colourful houses and quaint architecture, be sure not to miss a visit to the historic Goerke Haus. It is an interesting visit that will not take too much of your time. Haunted or not haunted? Well, the family...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Camel-thorn_Pyrenees
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The Goerke Haus is one of those historic sites you should not miss on your next trip to Luderitz. It contributes to the town's historic landscape and helps you mould an image of what life here used to be. A visit will not take much...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank TravelNewsNamibia
Reviewed 18 January 2018

the antique furnture and decor from centuries ago is mind blowing and one can almost (see) the residents of the home not creepy at all unless your son locks you in the attic that was not funny...damn hot

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank cathy v
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Interesting family history and in fine condition. The furniture and lights and wall decoration are rather special.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank f2s
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

While this house is now owned by a diamond company and used as their official guest house, it is open to the public and they opened all day for our cruise ship visit. The entrance fee is quoted in local Namibian currency, Rand, Euros and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Kirkcaldylad
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Thea N
6 January 2015|
Response from Margaret d |
Dear 550TheaN The Goerke Haus is open Mon - Fri from 14H00 - 16H00, Sat and Sun between 16H00 and 17H00. Closed on public holidays.