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Owela Museum, Windhoek

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Find out about Namibia's traditions, history, and heritage at Owela Museum. An ethnographic center explaining the cultural diversity of Namibian people, the museum offers an insight into the country's traditions, cultural practices, and even its natural history. Admire ever-growing collections of items reated to Namibian archaeology, find out about the elephant's evolution through history, and learn how "Nama" huts are constructed. Make an appointment with the curator before your visit if you can. To visit Owela Museum on your trip to Windhoek, use our Windhoek trip app.
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  • Rather disappointing; huge amount of exhibits especially on ethnography (the tribes of Namibia)and information, poorly displayed and labelled - too low down and out of focus range. The fauna /birds...  more »
  • The visit started with getting to the door. Sitting at the front of the museum was a group of intoxicated people drinking alcohol at 9am. The front is also surrounded with rubbish and washing hanging....  more »
  • Needs some investment to keep the lights on, but provides an interesting overview
  • Good culture knowledge for everyone

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