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.
|13 June 2021||Whale festival 2021 at the Swakopmund Museum|
|26 June 2021||“Welcoming the Whales” Catamaran Cruise|
We are very sorry but due to the essential savings, the Swakopmund Museum, Sam Cohen Library and Archives will be closed on Mondays until end of June 2021.
Museum Open Times
|Tuesday – Sunday||10:00 – 17:00|
Sam Cohen Library Open Times
|Tuesday – Friday||08:00 – 13:00|
|15:00 – 17:00|
What Visitors say about us
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
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
I was impressed! Only 2 US dollars for entrance, and you see everything - animals and nature, history, people and their activities, uniforms, arms, money and documents, geological items, uranium... read more
It is a very nice museum! If there is a rainy day in Swakopmund, I would recommend to consider visiting it. The entrance is just 30N$. You would easily spend... read more
Founded in 1951 by dentist Dr Alfons Weber, this museum is the largest private run museum in Namibia. It accommodates displays related to zoology, geology, archaeology and technology as... read more