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International Maritime Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Learn about the history and future of shipping, and Hamburg’s importance, at this tremendous museum. Artifacts include ship models, paintings, uniforms and nautical devices.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Kaispeicher B | Koreastrasse 1, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 30092300
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge exhibition, a lot of details, separate storeys dedicated to separate eras of maritime development. It might be a great place for those enamored in naval topics and... who know German. Total lack of information in English suitable for international visitors. Besides, I was disappointed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Apteryx1701
maritimesmuseum, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at International Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit. We have been working for a long time on becoming a fully bilingual museum. We are hoping to complete this project before the end of the year. The general texts are all already bilingual German/English, and so are some of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is truly a world class maritime museum. I spent four hours here and could have easily spent three more if time had allowed. Nine floors of excellent exhibitions, going up chronologically at first, and by theme later. Most (but not all) of the German...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Victor C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went into the museum to kill a bit of time between two planned event. I think there are 9 floors! and we spent over 3 hours in the place.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very extensive, well arranged, interesting and informative. You can easily spend several hours wandering through the exhibits.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

Starting at the top of the museum, you'll find the miniature ships of the world's navies on display. Very extensive and would take you an hour to just see them all on the top floor. I'd recommend moving on to the next floors in order...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank Cimmaron
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

This museum is great for fans of ships, maritime paintings, model ships and everything related to... ships. The museum has a great atmosphere and very helpful staff!

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Echologist
Reviewed August 5, 2019

The museum has about 9 floors of exhibits. I found the exhibit on migration by boat to be the most interesting one for me. Most exhibits had placards in German and English, although there are some exhibits with the German text not fully translated to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed August 4, 2019

This museum is in the warehouse district near the Miniatur Wunderland. It has seven floors of maritime exhibits. Start at the top and walk down. It is not possible to absorb everything so plan in advance which floors have items of interest to you and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank John B
Reviewed July 27, 2019

This is housed in a beautiful old buidling which is worth a visit to see in itself. Many floors of very interesting maritime history. We even had a go on the ship simulator which was a lot of fun despite my husband crashing a few...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Andrea P
Reviewed July 23, 2019

Housed in a modern building this museum covers everything maritime from rafts to container ships in paintings, models and craft. Merchant, recreational and Naval vessels are all covered.

Date of experience: July 2019
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December 8, 2017|
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Response from maritimesmuseum | Property representative |
It is open every single day of the week. Only closes 4-5 days a year.
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July 8, 2016|
Response from maritimesmuseum |
Mostly in Deutsch but there is an English version of the Audioguide.
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July 7, 2016|
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Response from Dan J | Reviewed this property |
10-18:00 daily