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A Quick Visit

Our tour group took a very quick tour of the railroad museum items outside the building. I would... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2018
Kaye N
Provo, Utah
Railroad Museum

Located on the north side of the city center (next to Windhoek Railway Station), This museum housed... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Evanston, Illinois
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Bahnhof St, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 298 2186
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

Our tour group took a very quick tour of the railroad museum items outside the building. I would have liked to see more inside. The trains outside were interesting and well kept. Our guide had some nice stories about the use of the trains. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kaye N
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Located on the north side of the city center (next to Windhoek Railway Station), This museum housed a number of old model locomotive which have been part of the Railroad history of Namibia.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Very disappointed to find the museum closed on a Saturday afternoon and Sunday. However the displays out side are well maintained and preserved. Stunning old station building in a good condition . Keep up the good work.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kobusvolschenk55
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Wow such a great place to visit.. well Came from UK to see family and was told this was a great place to explore my boys loved seeing everything

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EmmaM4543
Reviewed 5 September 2018

An interesting stop, a must for any "railroad" nut. The curator was a very enthusiastic and personable young man. The museum also incorporates the aspect of transportation in Namibia including ships and air planes.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GlenLivet
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The history of rail was very informative. I loved seeing the old rail cars and trains. Just not appreciate the people sitting, hanging and lying around outside. Wasn’t that easy taking photos without other people in it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pioneer717754
Reviewed 10 July 2018

If you are into the old but golden sites of mechanical machines, this museum is not to be missed. It captures a lot of Namibia's colonial history.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Melkies A
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Very nice overview of the history of trains and railways in Namibia. there are very many items collected, From costumes, and tools to maps and photographs. Also the inside of a sleeping wagon is present.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Knallemans
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

At N$5 for a visit this is a bargain. A unique collection of artifacts from Namibian Railways and also Namib Air. Some larger exhibits are outside to see at any time but the small inside exhibits are equally special. From tools used in the workshops...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Simon G
Reviewed 2 March 2018

It's amazing to see how far we have come in such a short space of time. A fabulous collection of equipment from yester-years, some we used which our children and grandchildren wouldn't have a clue how to operate. A great museum and well worth the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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