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Trans-Namib Railroad Museum

14 Reviews
Liked by 1
Closed Open from 9:00am-12:00am,2:00pm-4:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Bahnhof St, Windhoek, Namibia
Phone: +264-61-2982186

What people are saying:

Although it is on the outskirts of the famous Sussex Red Desert, it is still a great place to watch the starry sky at night. This hotel is mainly used for transition before reaching the desert scenic area, because there is only one hotel in the entire national park and the houses are very tight. Therefore, most tourists generally choose to settle down here and arrive at night. It is almost late at night, but when they get up the next morning, the surrounding scenery is still amazing, red clouds are all over the sky, and the distant sand dunes are flickering. Now, like a mirage, the dead branches that have stood for thousands of years are still resolute, and the magic of nature is truly amazing. See the world freely

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  • Gerald C W
    Gerald C W

    Off the Beaten Path

    My husband loves trains so this was a great place to spend a couple of hours. Easy to walk to and we were the only ones there.

    Reviewed on /Date(1573085107000+0800)/
  • Helen T
    Helen T
    Kings Lynn, UK

    interesting bit of history

    Not really a museum as such but some interesting old engines outside. Inside there are old photos (mostly in German) showing what it was like in the 19th centrury.

    Reviewed on /Date(1571267556000+0800)/
  • DianevanVuuren
    Durban, South Africa

    A stop-off!

    Lots of interesting coaches etc. on display outside of the station. Could do with a spruce up on the actual station - especially now that the Desert Express is running again.

    Reviewed on /Date(1560124717000+0800)/
  • barry481

    Unexpectedly interesting

    Situated over the actual railway station this is very interesting with lots to see Some nice quirky things for sale in the shop, old railway lamps etc

    Reviewed on /Date(1559715431000+0800)/
  • BigMike919
    Cape Town Central, South Africa

    Trans Namib

    An interesting little museum close to the railway station. Lots of rooms full of equipment and historic memorabilia from Namibia, focused on rail history. A nice way to pass an hour.

    Reviewed on /Date(1557436137000+0800)/

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