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Museum in Tsumeb

Tsumeb Mining Museum

If you normally skip museums, make an exception here. Tsumeb’s story is told in this museum, which is housed in a 1915 colonial building that once served as both a school and a hospital for German troops. In additio…
Arts & Crafts in Tsumeb

Tsumeb Arts & Crafts Centre

This craft centre markets Caprivian woodwork, San arts, Owambo basketry (also some great basketry from the San), European-Namibian leatherwork, karakul weavings, and other traditional northern Namibian arts and craf…
Church in Tsumeb

St Barbara’s Church

Tsumeb’s distinctive Roman Catholic church was consecrated in 1914 and dedicated to St Barbara, the patron saint of mineworkers. It contains some fine colonial murals and an odd tower, which makes it look less like …
Museum in Tsumeb

Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Cultural Village

This complex, located 3km outside the town on the road to Grootfontein, showcases examples of housing styles, cultural demonstrations and artefacts from all major Namibian traditions. It's a little rundown and staff…
Supermarket in Tsumeb

Spar Supermarket

Tsumeb's best supermarket.