HISTORIC MUSEUM NEARS COMPLETION
29 December 2011 |
The Independence Memorial Museum is the newest addition to WindhoekÃ¢â¬â¢s museum landscape. It was built in 2009 and will be offi cially opened on March 21, 2012. It is built in the centre of Windhoek next to the Alte Feste.
The historical Reiterdenkmal statue stands proudly at the back of the new museum, while the Christus Kirche, built over a century ago, completes the capitalÃ¢â¬â¢s historic center in front of the new museum. The Independence museum is a 40 metre high triangular setup with a large monumental statue on the northern side.
It is constructed by a North Korean construction company and will be a remembrance sight for the Namibian independence war