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Worth a short visit to enjoy the view

There are not too many sights in Windhoek, so if you have some time to kill, then take the elevator... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
IPett
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Munich, Germany
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Free to visit intresting history

This building looks like something out of the space age but the history inside paints another... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
claire_beer
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This building is a must to visit. It provides a perfect history of the country and shows by photos how the country has come to be what it is today, wonderful!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place lots to see lots to Remember. Very clean and looked after was great experience for my family deffo recommend a visit

Thank EmmaM4543
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice overview of Namibian history and the fight for independence. I am sure it may be a biased view to many, but they can write tetra own history as they wish. The glass elevator ride is cool.

Thank GlenLivet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are not too many sights in Windhoek, so if you have some time to kill, then take the elevator up to the top floor of this building (entry to is free) and enjoy the 360 degree view over the city. The café is reasonably...More

Thank IPett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Free to visit but if you wish to take photos of the city views, then you must buy something from the bar/restaurant. Good views. There is also a small craft stall on the cafe level. The lifts take you to whichever level you need for...More

Thank malleegirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If one want;s a 360 degree view of the whole of Windhoek going up to the restaurant and bar on level 4 is a must. We took the most amazing photos and enjoyed a welcome coffee.

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This building looks like something out of the space age but the history inside paints another story. We came here as it was free and a gap filler in our schedule. It was well worth it a simple museum which deals with the history of...More

Thank claire_beer
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well done visual history lesson. Each floor teaches about the journey to become a nation. Well done and interesting. Recommended.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I was eager to see this monument, but was sorely disappointed in what I found. Felt unsafe and unwelcome and could not get back to the car fast enough. This was in November 2016.

Thank Bea M
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The museum is all pretty much made up of the same thing on each floor. Some really great vibrant emotional paintings to see as well as a mock robin island jail cell. The best thing about the museum was the jail cell and the view...More

Thank jennai53
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fatmaelshorbagy
April 24, 2018|
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Response from Cheroldine | Reviewed this property |
Free admission
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Jean Z
January 16, 2018|
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Response from namibman | Reviewed this property |
no it doesnt
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colleenkeramin
March 12, 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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