Responsive imageOnandjokwe Medical Museum is the first medical museum in Namibia. It was opened on 22 March 2013 at Onandjokwe Hospital in Ondangwa, Nothern Namibia. The museum is set in one of the oldest buildings in the Onandjokwe Hospital which is over 100 years.

The museum has a collection of real medical equipment and pictures dating back to as far as 1908. There are permanent exhibitions which feature the history of the hospital during the liberation struggle. A highlight is the Traditional Medicine Garden which shows the use of plants as medicines. Medical personnel, enthusiasts and students of nursing, medicine, dentistry will benefit treasured knowledge on the evolution of medical technology over the years by visiting the growing collection at the museum.

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The children’s library room provides educational resources for children. The room has a large collection of picture books, story books and posters covering a wide range of subjects.The main objectives of the library is to provide a rich environment for children visiting the museum and expose them to different materials.

Resting space
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Attached to the museum is a beautiful resting area available for visitors in the midst of exploring. The visitors have an opportunity to sit and have lunch and drinks, while looking out into the beautiful nature.

Working Hours (Monday – Friday)

O8h00 – 13h00
14h00 – 17h00

Entrance Fess


Enquiry Form

P.O.Box 25179 Onandjokwe, Namibia
+264 65 280 400