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Namibia Craft Centre

40 Tal St | Old Breweries Complex, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 242 222
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African Christmas

We went here just before Christmas. They were selling the most beautiful Christmas decorations... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Windhoek, Namibia
Locally made and something for everyone!

We visited this craft market under the advice of friends who live in Windhoek. We found something... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Approximately 38 craft stalls from rural communities, ethnic groups and projects sell Namibian handicraft here, which range from jewellery to carved tree roots. We have the freshest Namibian food and best cheesecake and apple crumble in town! Our Craft Cafe is known all over the world for its stylish and excellent food. We support Namibian micro and small enterprises, and contribute to increase income through the sale of Namibian craft. Over 4,000 producers and their families derive an income from sales of their craft. We support Namibian design and product development, which is reflected in our large range of unique and quality products. We encourage the use of environmentally friendly products and sustainable utilization of Namibian natural resources. Vendors inside the Namibia Craft Centre may stock up to 5% of non-Namibian, but African handi-craft. No goods from outside the continent may be sold inside the Craft Centre. Some handi-craft and materials are hard to come by in Namibia, which is why we have made this concession. Staff should be able to tell you exactly the origin of most goods.
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  • Very good53%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
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“under one roof” (12 reviews)
“one stop shop” (5 reviews)
“local art” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
40 Tal St | Old Breweries Complex, Windhoek, Namibia
40 Tal St | Old Breweries Complex, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 242 222
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Reviewed yesterday

We went here just before Christmas. They were selling the most beautiful Christmas decorations. Just a pity that they are so pricey. I would recommend taking your time looking through all the craft stalls. There is also a coffee shop inside, so take a break...More

Thank TravelNewsNamibia
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this craft market under the advice of friends who live in Windhoek. We found something new around every corner. All made right in Namibia by local artisans. The nice thing is that prices were fixed so you didn't have to haggle with each...More

Thank Docaluci
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly we only found one or two shops open at the market on a Sunday morning before we had to leave Windhoek at 10am. One was a textile / clothes shop and the other offered a range of curio jewellery at fairly reasonable prices. We...More

1  Thank Thunderboltz
Namartcraft, General Manager at Namibia Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Thunderbolz, Thank you for your response. Our craft centre opens from 09:00 - 13:30 on Sundays. You mention that only a few shops were open, which area did you visit and what time was it? We have more than 40 little stalls in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a warren of rooms and passages on several levels. It contains a large number of stalls and shops selling arts, crafts and gifts of virtually every description. It also has more than one entrance making it worth keeping track of your movements. It...More

Thank Travelexperience12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As many 'African' arts and crafts you could possibly want under one roof. Plan to spend half a day here, taking your time looking through all that is in offer is worth it. Suggest also popping in at the shop tucked away to the left...More

Thank Ivan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In local terms, pricey. But if you are used to paying in Euros and Dollars, it will feel like value. Perfect place to pick up some African curios, some crafed in Namibia and most of it imported from neighbouring countries. A great place to run...More

Thank Shahil M
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Good food and nice shops in this place. Friendly staff and almost in the centre of Windhoek. Shops have specific items to sell.

Thank terribleyeti
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Being a resident and always skipping this spot, I had no idea what I was avoiding. A big expat and tourist spot, your guaranteed to enjoy a melting pot of culture and good food. The cafe prepares wholesome meals catering for a variety of palettes....More

Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This facility hosts a variety of venders selling their handmade products. Its very authentic and made with utmost care and precision. You will surely find a little souvenir to take back home reminding you of the warmth of the Namibian people.

Thank Annemarie N
Reviewed 29 October 2017

When I'm in Namibia I always make a plan to go to the craft centre. Not only does it offer crafts - from beads, clothes, wood etc but there is a coffee shop and a book shop on the premises. You can pay with a...More

Thank Rya-Mari M
Namartcraft, Manager at Namibia Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you for your positive and helpful review, Shareen Thude GM Craft Centre

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Hilary Nonofo M
13 December 2016|
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Response from Namartcraft | Property representative |
Absolutely no charge!
Lincy R
16 July 2015|
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Response from Namartcraft | Property representative |
Hi Lincy, Somehow I missed this question Weekdays: 09:00 - 17:30 Weekends and public holidays: 09:00 - 13:30
23 March 2015|
Response from mikeprodanovic | Reviewed this property |
In the middle of city inside old beer factory. You can not missed it. Also plan to sit and enjoy in cafe restaurant.