Swakopmund Museum, Swakopmund

4.3
#1 of 18 in Museums in Namibia
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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  • If you want to learn about the fauna and flore of Namibia, you won't be desappointed. Very nice collections from minerals to objects from the colonial time. It is also interested for small kids as it....  more »
  • A surprising full (of exhibits) museum just off the waterfront in Swakopmund. Apart from features on the geology and flora/ fauna of this part of Namibia, there are 2 key exhibits that really caught.....  more »
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  • A great collection of items: plants, animals, minerals, stones, art, history of the place, fossils, technology. A great option for the unpredictable Swakopmund weather. Photography is allowed if you pay an extra amount.
  • Worth visiting, with a wide range of items on show from crystals to cameras , archeology to apothecary. Although slightly time-worn, it provides a good insight into the diversity of Namibian history, geology, peoples and natursl diversity.
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