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National Museum of Namibia

Robert Mugabe Ave City Centre, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 293 4362
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Visited on the 1st may with my sisters

Visited this place again and it now have a restaurant with a beautiful view:-) The view alone... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
hendrina2016
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Windhoek, Namibia
Interesting buildun

This is a free attraction. Interesting looking building. There is no staircase not even fire... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
1marshal
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Luanda, Angola
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Robert Mugabe Ave City Centre, Windhoek, Namibia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited this place again and it now have a restaurant with a beautiful view:-) The view alone will take your breath away- free entrance, free wifi

Thank hendrina2016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a free attraction. Interesting looking building. There is no staircase not even fire escape. All access is by two lifts on either side of the structure to each floor. You will get great views of the city as you ascend and descend. The...More

Thank 1marshal
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the space, although the politics of a "proudly Namibian space" that was neither built or displayed any Namibian artwork (generated by Namibians) is an interesting bit of news to walk into. The space has an amazing view of Windhoek. Service and food were...More

Thank Mutinta B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a couple of hours here, great history of Namibia and the struggles for freedom. Well laid out and very interesting. A definite must see in Windhoek

Thank KitRaetsen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An enormous building with huge images showing the Namibian struggle against colonialism. We were told that North Koreans planned and funded the project and that is very visible. The exhibit lacked texts though so it was difficult to actually learn something beyond the images. The...More

Thank Fredrik S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is monument rather than a museum. Watch out for the traffic, if you walk to this place. If you have a bust program, I would skip it.

Thank VT94588
Reviewed 19 April 2017

An amazing building (with possibly the best views of Windhoek) and good exhibits telling the story of Namibia's fight for independence in pictures. It's not complete, and more descriptive panels would make the story clearer. It seemed like tablets were going to be added to...More

Thank yycyycyyc
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Lifts are shabby, most of the interior is plastic and fake - its a maze of confusion. What a great shame the now derelict old fort next door that used to be where the museum was is falling apart. Regardless of history, a coffee machine...More

Thank namibman
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Worth an hour or two to see the displays. We ate lunch at the resurant upstairs Very interesting to understand the history and see what happened on the road to independence

Thank Joannehelm
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I only manged to visit one floor as the history is horrible history of the country. This museum tells the history well,it is a credit to the country.

Thank RandomJLondon
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colleenkeramin
When was it build
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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