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National Museum of Namibia

Robert Mugabe Ave City Centre, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 293 4362
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Interesting museum with not enough information

I felt more context was needed for many of the exhibits. Namibian history is very interesting, but... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Madrid, Spain
One of the few places to see in Windhoek

This museum is very new and has 4 levels with a history of Namibia from its colonial history to its... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Robert Mugabe Ave City Centre, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 293 4362
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I felt more context was needed for many of the exhibits. Namibian history is very interesting, but I left feeling I could have learned much more - most of the photographs did not have any explanation. More information on the different sides in the struggle,...More

Thank rro2005MAD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is very new and has 4 levels with a history of Namibia from its colonial history to its fight for independence. Most of the exhibits are murals and large paintings . But the old photographs were more interesting. The museum is free and...More

Thank Samosababa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Windhoek you might as well go to the National Museum. It's free and right across the street from Christuskirche which you would probably be visiting so spend 30 minutes and make your way there! This is a multi level museum with...More

Thank teachandtravel316
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The outside of the museum was so little appealing that I was not surprised finding it boring inside.

Thank DMS1995
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is very close by to the christuskirche, so nice to combine those two. The museum has a distinguishing architecture. Entry is free. You'll go up with the elevator, a floor each time, each floor showing its own particular part of Namibian history. Certainly...More

Thank bigbob101
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We found out after the fact that this museum was either designed or funded by the North Koreans and that made total sense to us. It was confusing and not worth visit. It was free and didn't take much time so if you happen to...More

1  Thank Ryan K
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This was a great museum in the centre of Windhoek which beautifully illustrates the history of Namibia. Having had minimal knowledge before we entered, it was easy to understand and we quickly got the picture of what devastation occurred. The museum is free to enter,...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This was disapointing as the museum had little content and the topics were very limited. It was not appopriate for families.

Thank UKfamily123
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

After visiting the Christuskirche we visited the National Museum. It was clear that no expense was spared when it was build but now it is obvious that absolutely no maintenance are done. The exhibits can improve because one just see items in glass displays without...More

Thank Stephanus B
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Real good views of Windhoek from the 4th floor restaurant , great for photographs. Looks down on church . The Museum depicts a lot of the war with the South African Defence Force in the old South West Africa. A couple of tanks & armoured...More

Thank Andre' H
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13 March 2017|
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Response from Steven M | Reviewed this property |
One of the problems with the TripAdvisor site is the constant confusion of the independence memorial museum with the nearby national museum --- these are two different museums!