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Museum of Hamburg History (Hamburgmuseum)

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Neighborhood: St. Pauli
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Address: Holstenwall 24, 20355 Hamburg, Germany
Phone Number: 49 040 42841 2380
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: The hamburgmuseum (or hm), also known as Museum für Hamburgische...
The hamburgmuseum (or hm), also known as Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte ("Museum for Hamburg History"), is a history museum located in the city of Hamburg in northern Germany. The museum was established at its current location in 1922, although its parent organization was started in 1839. The museum was named hamburgmuseum in 2006. It is located near the Planten un Blomen park in the center of Hamburg. The museum has many artifacts from preserved by the Society of Hamburg History founded in 1839. The Petri portal from Hamburg's St. Petri Church, built in 1604, was built into the museum courtyard.
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Great Museum spent around 21/2 hours walking around no dull moments either good displays comfortable area's and reasonable at ( 9 euro's) not a lot on the WW2 events but very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Great Museum spent around 21/2 hours walking around no dull moments either good displays comfortable area's and reasonable at ( 9 euro's) not a lot on the WW2 events but very interesting great back in decade section too

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Krakow, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I had a lovely time in this museum, I mostly liked the fact that you can see actually how rooms from the 70's used to look like or experience a fake ride in an old ship. The museum is very interactive and modern. It shows the history of Hamburg from the very beginning to modern days.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Spent a great afternoon learning about Hamburg history. I thoroughly enjoyed the exhibitions on Immigration & the maritime Exhibition.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Tell history from early times to actual days in a interactive experience, machetes, jewish exposition (HIghly recommendable!) and Hamburg in second world war as Germany

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Signal Hill, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Through the doors of history we wondered. What a surprise of all the room and the way they were presented. We had a map that showed up what was where. Yep! all was in Germany. Yep! I should have taken German. The map was very helpful, the art was great. A great day spent

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Caloundra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Here you will find a number of great exhibits about all aspects of living. You will need a number of hours to view everything on display. There was a very good naval display with detailed information on the many aspects of the industry. Relief models showed the harbour outline and the many developments over the years. Loading techniques are explained... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Visited with my wife. Lots of sail boats history and boat modules. Post history shown as well. Good musuem to visit , need about 2 to 3 hours. Also had a big Hamburg rail roads, bridges, miniature display all trains running around the ship yard.

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Hamburg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Living since more than 40 years in this lovely town there is only one Musee i am still regulary visiting, the "Musee for history of hamburg"... Located at the Park "Planten & Bloomen" (also very much worth a visit) and not far from the Reeperbahn and the Port you can see a lot of port related models, a lot about... More 

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Columbus, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

There's a lot to see here - many, many interesting artifacts on display covering centuries of Hambur's hsitory (architectural, religious, maritime, etc. But after a couple hours, we began to feel a little overwhelmed. Definitely worth a visit, but be sure to block out enough time to really appreciate what's here. Be warned admission is cash only (and the guy... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Make sure to get a map to follow the chronological order. The elevator to the tower is worth the ticket.

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