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Address: Am Sandtorkai 32, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
Phone Number: +49(0)40 367989
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Type: Specialty shops, Shopping & Fashion
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Type: Specialty shops, Shopping & Fashion
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Copenhagen, Denmark
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a very unique museum and could be a great tourist spot. Unfortunately most all of the display descriptions are in German so the interest wains quickly when you can't read them. I love to cook and was really looking forward to this museum and was sooooo disappointed. Some of the displays look really interesting and seem to have... More 

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Hartford, CT
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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I was a little underwhelmed, but I enjoyed being able to go inside the warehouse building, once I found the place. On Saturday they had no sign outside that I could see, and I missed it from the other side of the road. On Sunday, the sign was out and I had no problem. As another reviewer said, you get... More 

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Aabenraa, Denmark
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154 reviews 154 reviews
36 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I had expectations of a more lucullic experience at Spicy's but I did not taste one single spice. Though I can see why it would be hard to keep the price at 4 € and having guests eat away at the interior it still is a bit of a let-down. Small plates with spice to stick your fingers in and... More 

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100 reviews 100 reviews
18 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Spicy's isn't hard to find if you have modest map-reading skills or a GPS. It provides some interesting insight into the spice trade in Hamburg, which seems to have been fairly significant. Seeing photos and models of the plants from which spices come was worthwhile and some of the old processing machinery is cool. The staff were friendly but don't... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The Spicy's Gewurzmuseum (Spice Museum) of Hamburg is difficult to find, it is a small loft at a second floor of an old warehouse in Hamburg's Harbor. Cost 4 Euros and the entrance tickets are spices (for us, black pepper). Interesting but small, not so impresive, I expected more. At the end everybody were sneezing.

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Port Erin, Isle of Man, UK
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Spicy' s is located on the second floor of one of the typical red bricked neo gothic styled warehouses. There are over 50 spices exhibited together with pictures and information on how they are cultivated, processed and transported also how they should be stored and recipes for their use. You are encouraged to touch and smell the spices on display.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We went to this museum beginning of August and I have to say this was a great place to tour. As your ticket you get a little envolope with black peppercorn which I thought was a great idea. So many different spices and next door you even can buy them. I think it is a need to see when you... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

This museum is one of our favorite memories of Hamburg. We thoroughly enjoyed it! It is especially interesting to anyone who likes cooking and baking. There were recipes posted for Christmas cookies; we took pictures of our favorites and then tried them at home. They turned out great! We received many compliments on these cookies during the holidays. It's nice... More 

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Our travel guide recommended a visit to Spicy's, and as it was a wet afternoon with long queues for the nearby Minitur Wunderland, we thought we'd give it a go. Spicy's isn't expensive but all the exhibits are in German - we were given an A4 sheet in English on entry - but this didn't link to any particular exhibit.... More 

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