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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.


Upcoming Events

June – July 2020From 23 June 2020 the Swakopmund Museum is open again!
June – July Special in Swakopmund Museum.


Museum Open Times

Monday – Sunday10:00 – 17:00

Sam Cohen Library Open Times

Monday – Friday08:00 – 13:00
15:00 – 17:00
Every 2nd Saturday of Month09:00 – 13:00

What Visitors say about us

  •   What a lovely experience. Well worth a visit especially if you are interested in history. Takes about 40min to walk through

    699liezela
    2/20/2020

      Swokumund proved to be an interesting stop. Spent a few hours in the Museum and really enjoyed the whole experience. There’s a super Biltong shop across the square.

    dines66
    2/18/2020
  •   If you want to learn something about Swakopmund and it’s country Namibia, please stop by. There is an excellent collection of animals, butterflies and insects. There... read more

    DonnaP067
    2/12/2020

      the museum was a very interesting place to visit and very informative , I cannot remember what we paid but it was not a lot and very cheap.

    theresa690523
    2/12/2020
  •   Really enjoyed spending a couple of hours here. Some fascinating insights into Stone Age archeology as well is more modern exhibits. Well worth a visit.

    thwait
    2/09/2020

      It was a very nice experience for me, I enjoyed it a lot. Nice and friendly service. Learn about the past it’s very interesting

    ueja
    1/22/2020

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