Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, Windhoek

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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. To find out how to plan a trip to Windhoek, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • This is well worth an hour of your time, a very fine collection of object and images from a railway system which once linked the country, but today is underused. Windhoek station is a fine building... 
    This is well worth an hour of your time, a very fine collection of object and images from a railway system which once linked the country, but today is underused. Windhoek station is a fine building...  more »
  • If you want to know about the history of railroads in what today is the country of Namibia - this is the place to see. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The exhibition is very well curated and....  more
    If you want to know about the history of railroads in what today is the country of Namibia - this is the place to see. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The exhibition is very well curated and....  more »

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