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Tsumeb Museum

President's Avenue, Tsumeb, Namibia
+264 67 220 447
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Nice little museum

Visiting this museum will take about one hour. It is quite small but worth the time. It it mostly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Guy D
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Cherry Hill, NJ
Cultural history

Visiting this museum you became aware of the local history in a small invironment but very... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
gerda12015
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Lephalale, South Africa
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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President's Avenue, Tsumeb, Namibia
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+264 67 220 447
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"military history"
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"well worth a visit"
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"country"
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"mining"
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"minerals"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting this museum will take about one hour. It is quite small but worth the time. It it mostly a history of the mine and the white people who benefitted from it.

Thank Guy D
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Visiting this museum you became aware of the local history in a small invironment but very interresting. The museum is next to the entrance to Tsumeb and you can t miss.

Thank gerda12015
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Small but well organised museum displaying the history of the town. Of you are a military lover then visit them for sure, very good quality displays and photos.

1  Thank Ivan L
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

A great museum , well kept and very interesting. The gems and rock collection is very good and substantial !!! Staff very friendly and helpful. Entrance fee reasonable. Mining memorabilia very interesting. A must visit when in Tsumeb.

1  Thank John Anneli F
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

I'm quite a buff for military history and well this fine little place has a lot! As much as the have on mining and minerals and all, the have on the old Schutztruppe! For the history minded visitors a must to go to!

Thank michiel_breda
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

A museum of all sorts, from anthropology to german arms, typewriters and worldwide banknotes. Definitely worth popping in if you are in the area, they have a nice little summary of the people of Namibia and it offers a viewpoint of europeand descendants in the...More

Thank Mojca K
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to pass through , a lot to see there from the history to the stones and cultures of the people who lived in the area

Thank shepherd c
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

This museum was small, but had so much interesting items inside. It is well worth a visit and I would recommend it to anyone who would like to learn. It has a lot of history.

Thank Susan P
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

The museum is interesting with a mix of tribal photo's and arts, military history and artifacts plus gems. Particularly interesting was the list of Himba traditions re coming of age. Worth a visit if you are in town. Have to note that the staff were...More

Thank David C
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Namibia does not have many museums and this one (next to Swakopmund and nearby Grootfontein) is a must! This is a private initiative featuring history from the mineral-rich surrounding, cultural exhibits and exhibits from the colonial era (especially the German - South African conflict in...More

Thank Horst S
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