what is the NHC?

The National Heritage Council of Namibia, is a statutory organisation of the government of Namibia established under the National Heritage Act, No 27 of 2004. The Institution has been in existence since 2005 when it replaced the National Monuments Council. It is the national administrative body responsible for the protection of Namibia's natural and cultural heritage.  



To reconcile cultures and share the benefits of Namibia's heritage and growth in our diverse cultural identities.


To identify, protect and manage the natural and cultural heritage of Namibia.

what is the NHC Doing?

"We are heirs to a three-stream heritage: an inheritance that inspires us to fight and die for the loftiest ideals in life"  
- Nelson Mandela


Latest News, Blogs, Events and Notices


Friday, April 13, 2018 - 09:30

The MDG-F Culture and Development Joint Programme, funded by the Government of Spain, is a nation

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 09:30

The National Heritage Council of Namibia would like to inform the Namibian public that the wooden

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 09:30

Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 40 (1) of the National Heritage Act of 2004 (Act numbe

Friday, October 22, 2010 - 09:30

The National Heritage Council of Namibia has recommended the proclamation of Spitzkoppe as a Sect


Friday, April 13, 2018 - 09:30
National Heritage Act Gaz 3361 Act 27 of 2004