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Another view of history

We kind of stumbled into this oddly fashioned museum.restaurant. As others have mentioned, it's a... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
Jennifer G
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County Kildare, Ireland
History revealed

The museum is housed in a modern multilevel building close to Parliament House. Admission is free... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Glyn F
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Restaurant has a great view, it was such a hot day outside but once we got in the restaurant on the 6th floor of the Museum, it was so cool inside..the fresh air was amazing inside and at the balcony, my friends and I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michelle_Ngoli
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Poor information an opinionated guide on a personal with his personal view. Not able to advise a guest that was suffering from the heat that there was a ventilated air conditioned area on the upper floor with access to water and food. Hot and stuffy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin F
Reviewed October 31, 2018

We kind of stumbled into this oddly fashioned museum.restaurant. As others have mentioned, it's a bit chaotic, but it was interesting to be in a museum in Namibia which wasn't a wistful reflection of the colonial past with some anthopological nods to the quaint habits...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

The museum is housed in a modern multilevel building close to Parliament House. Admission is free and the exhibits are set out over 3 floors accessed by an exterior glass walled lift. From pre-colonial to present day, the museum offers an insight into the history...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Glyn F
Reviewed October 17, 2018

We wandered around the three floors of this 'museum' trying desperately to find the chronological thread or unembellished facts and were unsuccessful, Propaganda - all is phoney

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew R
Reviewed October 16, 2018

From the outside, the building is quite impressive. I visited East Berlin before the fall of the wall some 40 years ago and what is shown truly reminded me of what I the saw, pompous and old style.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful masterpiece and sculptured building in the city centre, free entrance for the visit. Excellent capture of the history of Namibia and its hero's, worth a visit when in Windhoek.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GarySib
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Located on the hill at the Christuskirche Roundabout, surely you wont miss it if you are nearby the Parliament garden. A historical place rich with Namibian Culture & Natural Heritage.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

What a great surprise this building and museum was. After parking in the nearby Church and enjoying the architecture we walked over to the Independence Museum and spent a good couple of hours learning about the history of Namibia and enjoying the views! Recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MaryB6133
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Go to the gold cylinder shaped building. The other part of the museum across the street appears to be closed (permanently?). Start at 1st floor and work your way up for the history of Namibia’s independence movement. Starts with late 19th century German colonial period...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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fatmaelshorbagy
April 24, 2018|
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Response from Cheroldine | Reviewed this property |
Free admission
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January 16, 2018|
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Response from stevenm00001 | 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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