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Railroad Museum

Located on the north side of the city center (next to Windhoek Railway Station), This museum housed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Evanston, Illinois
Railway displays

Very disappointed to find the museum closed on a Saturday afternoon and Sunday. However the... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
George, South Africa
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Bahnhof St, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 298 2186
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on the north side of the city center (next to Windhoek Railway Station), This museum housed a number of old model locomotive which have been part of the Railroad history of Namibia.

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Reviewed September 8, 2018

Very disappointed to find the museum closed on a Saturday afternoon and Sunday. However the displays out side are well maintained and preserved. Stunning old station building in a good condition . Keep up the good work.

Thank kobusvolschenk55
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Wow such a great place to visit.. well Came from UK to see family and was told this was a great place to explore my boys loved seeing everything

Thank EmmaM4543
Reviewed September 5, 2018

An interesting stop, a must for any "railroad" nut. The curator was a very enthusiastic and personable young man. The museum also incorporates the aspect of transportation in Namibia including ships and air planes.

Thank GlenLivet
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

The history of rail was very informative. I loved seeing the old rail cars and trains. Just not appreciate the people sitting, hanging and lying around outside. Wasn’t that easy taking photos without other people in it.

Thank Pioneer717754
Reviewed July 9, 2018

If you are into the old but golden sites of mechanical machines, this museum is not to be missed. It captures a lot of Namibia's colonial history.

Thank Melkies A
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Very nice overview of the history of trains and railways in Namibia. there are very many items collected, From costumes, and tools to maps and photographs. Also the inside of a sleeping wagon is present.

Thank Knallemans
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

At N$5 for a visit this is a bargain. A unique collection of artifacts from Namibian Railways and also Namib Air. Some larger exhibits are outside to see at any time but the small inside exhibits are equally special. From tools used in the workshops...More

Thank Simon G
Reviewed March 2, 2018

It's amazing to see how far we have come in such a short space of time. A fabulous collection of equipment from yester-years, some we used which our children and grandchildren wouldn't have a clue how to operate. A great museum and well worth the...More

Thank Jude272
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Our Windhoek city tour included a visit to the Railway Station. We went inside and found the historic building virtually empty and on examining arrival/departure information, we understood why. It appears that there are only two trains per day! There are also a small number...More

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