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Luderitz Museum, Luderitz

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Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
Find out about the area’s history, local indigenous communities, and the diamond-mining industry at Luderitz Museum. As one of the oldest private museums in Namibia, this building includes an extensive collection of artifacts and objects connected with the local history and wildlife. Inspect the museum's collection of artifacts from the town's German colonial era, with many items portraying the development of the area. Admire photographs, maps, and pictures of the town, and be amazed by the resilience of the early colonists, who battled the extreme climate conditions when they arrived. Put Luderitz Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Luderitz road trip site.
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  • There are a lot of items in the museum. It could be improved by taking away the less interesting items and to focus on those who are more interesting and present these on more modern way. Anyway if...  more »
  • Oh dear, this place hasnt been updated in about 40 years! The lady manning the desk was smoking and the whole place is tired and dull. Worth popping in but you dont need more than 10 minutes!  more »
  • Rather dusty. Disappointing to see nothing about the internment camps on Shark Island. This would have been the perfect location to acknowledge the atrocity not just to memorialise the German soldiers based here.
  • Not big but you can enjoy brief visit

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