National Museum of Namibia, Windhoek

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Learn about Namibia’s rich history, from ancient, eye-catching rock art to the epic struggle for independence in 1990 at National Museum of Namibia, a museum with two display centers located in Alte Feste and Owela, some 600 m (1,968 ft) apart. Admire the tall, modernist arch with a statue of Namibia’s first president in Robert Mugabe Avenue, and understand the history behind the country's colonial and UN-mandated prison system. Housed in Windhoek’s oldest surviving building, an old German fort dating back to 1890, the museum details the history of the nation's liberation struggle. A collection of photographs and documents detail early resistance against colonialism, while Owela has over 1.5 million fossils, geological specimens, and ethnographic artifacts. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to National Museum of Namibia and many more Windhoek attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Windhoek travel route planner.
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  • All Winhoekers alsked me if I had seen the coffe grinder already ? We had no chance to visit inside, that we will have to do next time. But outside it's impressive for sure  more »
  • A must do - lots of interesting facts in the Museum and displayed extremely well. The views from the Restaurant at the top of excellent, again one has view from different points of the City.  more »
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