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Swakopmund Museum, Swakopmund

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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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  • The shark fish were cool! The view of the ocean from the upper part of the museum was great. Such a low price for a nice experience! Would go back again  more »
  • I was impressed! Only 2 US dollars for entrance, and you see everything - animals and nature, history, people and their activities, uniforms, arms, money and documents, geological items, uranium...  more »
  • It is a very nice museum! If there is a rainy day in Swakopmund, I would recommend to consider visiting it. The entrance is just 30N$. You would easily spend an hour wondering around. The museum has.....  more »
  • What a fantastic museum! Very informative and very good displays. Well worth the visit if you like history!
  • Its a nice place to spend some time. There are many good collection of old stuff which you have never seen. You may see revolution of the technology and some skeleton of animals as well. Entrance fee around 10-30 N$. If you are around swakopmund,its worth to visit this museum.
  • 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.
  • Lots of local history. Huge collection of historical artifacts. Well worth a couple of hours or more

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