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Programs & Rates

Download program & rates (pdf) (2020-2021)

Download program & rates (pdf) (2022-2023)

1. Short program  (± 1,5 h)

You are introduced into our tradition and culture and will learn about our daily life (craftsmanship and traditional kitchen). Later we take you on a short bushwalk and fishing trip and afterwards you can enjoy the singing, dancing and traditional games.

  • N$ 170.00 / Person

2. Spend a day with us (± 4 h)

You get a detailed overview over the traditional (pre-colonial) culture of the Mbunza. Experience the daily life in our traditional village, including our craftsmanship (production of clothing, mats, jewellery and baskets) and traditional kitchen. Listen to some old stories of the Mbunza and get to know some of our special arts like pottery, wood carving and blacksmithing. Here you have the chance to produce your own knife, bow and arrow, basket, necklace or clay pot – depending on what you would like to do. Follow us on a short bushwalk, where we share our ancient knowledge of plants and fishing with you. Enjoy the end of your visit at our Living Museum with singing, dancing and an introduction into our traditional games.

  • N$ 300.00 / Person 

3. Craftsmanship workshop (± 1,5 h)

We introduce you to our special craftsmanship like pottery, weaving and the work of the blacksmith. You will get the chance to produce your own clay pot, knife, bow and arrow, spear, basket or necklace – depending on what you prefer to do. Whilst working you will listen to stories of the Mbunza tradition and will learn a bit about our history and traditional beliefs.

  • N$ 200.00 / Person


Other

Professional filming (documentaries, movies, etc.):

  • N$ 6000.00 - up to 2 days unlimited filming even if you only film a few hours.
  • N$ 2000.00 - for every further day.
  • More information about filming in Namibia

Child policy:

  • Children from 0 – 2 years are free of charge.
  • Children from 3 – 12 years pay half price.

Namibian student groups:

  • Namibian student groups only pay half of above prices
  • Up to 4 teachers (group leaders) are free of charge, but others pay the student price.
  • All groups must prove their Namibian origin to qualify for the reduced price.
  • Our Living Museum is a private educational institution without any external financial aid. As we need to pay our actors we are not able to reduce prices below this offer.

Latest News

27 January 2023
Thanks to a very generous donation of €3,600 from Ms. Ute Schmidt-Rohr, we were able to successfully complete the first part of the water infrastructure project at the Mbunza Living Museum. A pump was installed at the Samsitu campsite very close to t...
18 November 2022
 This meeting was a "follow-up" to the previous meeting in March 2022 to assess the project progress in the development of a Herero Living Museum in Otjokavare. From our side, two things were essential. Firstly: Better communication structures m...
01 October 2022
In August 2022 we paid a visit to the Mafwe at the Living Museum in the northern part of Namibia to, among other things, install a new road sign. The erection of the sign had become necessary because the Mafwe had moved two years ago and some of the ...
19 September 2022
The first stage of the water infrastructure project for the Mbunza is, thanks to a very generous donation, in the starting blocks. The access to a supply of water is one of basic human needs. However, this need is not fulfilled in many parts of Namib...
03 September 2021
We have a new infrastructure project and ask for your support. This project is about supplying the Mbunza community with clean drinking water (step 1) and creating a sustainable source of income in the form of a small campsite for visitors to the Liv...
14 August 2021
We are happy to announce the pre-opening of the Living Museum of the Khwe. Supported by our project partners Gebeco and Futouris e.V. we have repeatedly organized workshops and project meetings with a group of Khwe-San from Mut’icu to develop a livin...