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National Museum of Namibia

Robert Mugabe Ave City Centre, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 293 4362
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If you love history

Visit the museum if you are interested in Namibian history. It's walking distance from two of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rya-Mari M
via mobile
Well presented history of Namibia

Great informative displays and artifacts from the stone age through to recent. the fight for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sandsh0912
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Average35%
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“three floors” (9 reviews)
“top floor” (12 reviews)
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Robert Mugabe Ave City Centre, Windhoek, Namibia
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+264 61 293 4362
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"three floors"
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"top floor"
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"museum is free"
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"great history"
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"modern building"
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"freedom fighters"
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"interesting place"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit the museum if you are interested in Namibian history. It's walking distance from two of the hotels in the CBD if you're comfortable walking

Thank Rya-Mari M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great informative displays and artifacts from the stone age through to recent. the fight for independence is very well done.

Thank sandsh0912
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

An amazing building; but the museum itself contains relatively little, primarily photographs, well-done paintings (lacking a bit of subtlety, perhaps), and a few artifacts. It was very interesting, but I look forward to the day when the exhibits life up to the potential of the...More

Thank Aaron S
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

This museum has three floors with an exhibition and a restaurant on the 4th floor. If you are interested in the history of Namibia, this is a good place.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We went up to the 4th floor by lift. Up there you have a lovely view of the town. There is a restaurant and bar. On the lower levels you´ll find the historical museum about the fight for independence. Quite interesting. Fascinating paintings of the...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Worth visiting to get an idea of the strife leading up to Namibia’s independence However, 1980’s era political perspectives and very unbalanced. The painted vistas are impressive in a strange and jocular fashion The statues are all plastic made to look like bronze. Reminds me...More

Thank ToTrebor
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Always amazed how people describe their own history. I was really impressed by this small but informative museum. A good place to learn something about Namibia

Thank Saskia T
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful history of Namibia. Great place to bring a friend who is not from around here. Very informative. Beautifully set up. Easy to follow.

Thank Cheroldine
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Some one spent a lot of money building this place. No one seems to be looking after this place with sleeping attendants on every floor. No one around to explain but some good exhibits. I hope things will get better well worth fixing up. Do...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

It’s a beautiful view for the city up at the restaurant and the is balcony where you can view the city very beautiful for sundown,the place it’s very relaxing and I will go back for the food on my own private occasion for lunch as...More

Thank MrsEjim
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fatmaelshorbagy
25 April 2018|
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Response from Angie T | Reviewed this property |
Admission is free. It is open seven days a week.
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Jean Z
16 January 2018|
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Response from namibman | Reviewed this property |
no it doesnt
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colleenkeramin
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!
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