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The Sam Cohen Library

The Sam Cohen Library was officially opened in 1977. Preserved in this reference library and archive is a rich collection of photos, books and other publications which are available for a fee.

The Swakopmund Museum

Founded in 1951 by dentist Dr. Alfons Weber. The Swakopmund Museum is the largest privately run museum in Namibia. It accommodates displays ranging from zoology, geology, archaeology and technology as well as present and historical exhibits of Namibian culture and our people.


Events

4 September – 4 DecemberMental health training
1 November – 26 DecemberCreative Competition “Fantastic Fauna and Flora”
6 – 11 DecemberScience Film Festival 2021

Museum Open Times

Monday – Sunday10:00 – 17:00

Sam Cohen Library Open Times

Monday – Friday08:00 – 13:00
15:00 – 17:00

What Visitors say about us

  • star rating  This is a small museum right next to the Swakopmund beach. It shows a glimpse of life in the early 20th century. Many of the items were collected by its... read more

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    25th April 2021

    star rating  This is a small museum right next to the Swakopmund beach. It shows a glimpse of life in the early 20th century. Many of the items were collected by its... read more

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    25th April 2021
  • star rating  This is a small museum right next to the Swakopmund beach. It shows a glimpse of life in the early 20th century. Many of the items were collected by its... read more

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    25th April 2021

    star rating  The shark fish were cool! The view of the ocean from the upper part of the museum was great. Such a low price for a nice experience! Would go back... read more

    shamisowyc
    6th March 2021
  • star rating  The shark fish were cool! The view of the ocean from the upper part of the museum was great. Such a low price for a nice experience! Would go back... read more

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    6th March 2021

    star rating  The shark fish were cool! The view of the ocean from the upper part of the museum was great. Such a low price for a nice experience! Would go b

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    6th March 2021

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