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Museums in Northern Namibia

An overview of museums in the Northern part of Namibia. Click on the museum to read more about it and to make a booking to visit the museum.

  • Baobab Tree

    The Ombalantu Baobab (Outapi): The tree was used as a hiding place during conflict and later a post office, a church and a kindergarten. It is now a Heritage centre and campsite.

  • Bwabwata Museum

    The Bwabwata Museum shares the histories of the San people, a walk and live cultural performances.

  • Ju/'Hoansi Living Museum

    The Living Museum of the Ju/'Hoansi-San gives visitors an interesting insight into the life of the friendly San. The Living Museum is an authentic open-air museum.

  • Khwe Living Museum

    The Living Museum of the Khwe offers a fascinating impression of the ancient hunter-gatherer culture of the San. The museum village consists of some traditional gras huts around which the pristine way of life and pre-colonial culture of the Khwe is illustrated.

  • Little Hunter's Living Museum

    The "Little Hunter's Museum" of the Ju/'Hoansi-San close to Tsumkwe offers visitors the exclusive possibility within Namibia to experience an original hunt.

  • Mafwe Living Museum

    The Living Museum of the Mafwe was opened in February 2008 and is cultural highlight in the Caprivi, in the north of Namibia.

  • Mbunza Living Museum

    The Living Museum, situated at the Samsitu Lake, is a traditional village of the Kavango, who have lived in this area for centuries.

  • Museum of Namibian Music

    The Museum of Namibian Music (MUNAMU) creates a space where we can celebrate our musical heritage and the musical diversity that we have in our country.

  • Nakambale Museum

    The museum aims to introduce the history of the Church and the Finnish Mission of the North to the public, with respect to both the past and present.

  • Onandjokwe Medical Museum

    The museum has a collection of real medical equipment and photographs dating back as far as 1908 with permanent exhibitions featuring the history of the hospital.

  • Outapi War Museum

    The Outapi war museum is a non political and privately owned initiative created to preserve and exhibit artifacts, posters, photographs and weapons of war used during the conflict by all sides.

  • Ovahimba Living Museum

    The Ovahimba Living Museum is a place where you can interactively experience the traditional culture of the Ovahimba. The Museum acts as a traditional school for guests and for the children of the own community.

  • Zambezi Museum

    The Zambezi Museum focuses on the environmental difficulties that face communities living in the Zambezi Region. The region has a complex history and the museum reflects the way in which the landscape reflects the memories of the people