The Sam Cohen Library was officially opened in 1977. The reference library and archive host a a rich collection of photos, books, publications and newspapers dating back to 1898. The historical documents can be viewed at a fee.
The Swakopmund Museum is the largest privately run museum in Namibia. It was founded in 1951 by dentist Dr. Alfons Weber. The Museum accommodates various displays including zoology, geology, archaeology and technology as well as present and historical exhibits of Namibian culture and people.
Museum Opening Times
|Monday – Sunday||10:00 – 17:00|
Sam Cohen Library Opening Times
|Monday – Friday||08:00 – 13:00|
|15:00 – 17:00|
What Visitors say about us
We were appalled by the unreflective way in which the period of colonisation was presented. It is high time to have a lively discussion and also to think about how... read more
14th December 2022Myo M
In a building of just "quite a moderate" size, I would give much credits to the curators of this museum for making the most of the available floor space with... read more
6th December 2022