Alte Feste (Old Fortress)
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 times: Monday to Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-12:30pm and 3pm-6pm.