Find out about the history of railway transportation in Namibia at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum. As you enter the museum you'll be met with a wide range of railway maps, equipment, and locomotives themselves, dating all the way back to the days of German colonial rule and South African administration. Among the objects exhibited you can see the first diesel locomotive in the country, as well as exhibitions relating to Namibian Airways and maritime history, and a selection of telecommunications equipment. Ask the knowledgeable, professional curator about the items on display--he will fill you in on the background of each piece of history. You can plan Windhoek trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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My husband loves trains so this was a great place to spend a couple of hours. Easy to walk to and we were the only ones there. more »
Not really a museum as such but some interesting old engines outside. Inside there are old photos (mostly in German) showing what it was like in the 19th centrury. more »
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