Situated on a high point overlooking the CBD, the Schutztruppe
Fort served as the German colonial powers' military headquarters
until 1915 and today houses the state museum. It foundaiton stone
was laid in 1890 making this one of the oldest buildings in
Windhoek and a singificant national monument. The museum's
exhibition informs visitors of Namibia's history from its san
(bushmen) origins to German occupation in 1884 and the resulting
struggle for independence.
Address: Robert Mugabe Avenue Telephone: (0)61 293 4362 Opening Time: Monday to Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday and Sunday
10am-12:30pm and 3pm-6pm. Admission: Free
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