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 The historical documents can be viewed at a fee.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
- Elana K
This museum may not be the newest and greatest but it sure covers a wide breadth of information and has a little something for everyone. Want to learn about the... read more
20th December 2021aaV3397HU
This is a small museum right next to the Swakopmund beach. It shows a glimpse of life in the early 20th century. Many of the items were collected by its... read more
25th April 2021