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The Swakopmund Museum run by the Scientific Society Swakopmund. It is the largest privately run museum in Namibia and a favourite amongst locals and guests. On display are various types of indigenous plants, animals, minerals, an archaeological...more
All reviews stuffed animals interesting displays worth a visit natural history bit of everything colonial times colonial life eclectic collection german history couple of hours interesting place quick visit entrance fee namibian dollars on display take photos two hours
We spent hours looking around this eclectic collection of stuff - like poking thru your grandmothers attic, but with explanations. Manages to walk the tightrope between the masses of info from white settlers and the small amount from the native tribes.
We only popped into this museum as we had an hour to spare, but wished we'd been able to stay longer.
The museum offers a fascinating insight into the local human and natural history of the area, all very nicely presented. There was an interesting...More
This museum is well worth a visit and be prepared to spend a few hours (3) taking in all the exhibits. The mobile dentist of yesteryear is a great example of how technology has moved on and the history of the early settlers and their...More
nice museum , having a bunch of all different stuff like stuffed animals , stones old machines, shop rebuilds , some ( disappointing) prehistoric room, a niceview of ethnic tribes, etc etc
Gives you a 1 hour walkaround at Chea proces
iT’s not a modern...More
Really enjoyed the museum, there is so much all fit in to a relatively small space. Very interesting combination of history, ethno-cultural studies, biology, and geology. Well worth a visit. The teens both found displays that really caught their attention.