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Spicy's Gewurzmuseum

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Address: Am Sandtorkai 34, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
Phone Number: 4940367989
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Located in a former storage facility in the Speicherstadt, the place is worth the visit to get a feel for what the Speicherstadt used to be about, including industrial interior... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2016
Lilie1000
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

I was very disappointed by this small museum. Many of the exhibits were so old that they had no significant aroma left.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Located in a former storage facility in the Speicherstadt, the place is worth the visit to get a feel for what the Speicherstadt used to be about, including industrial interior architecture. The museum is located on the 2nd floor (no elevator) and presents a wide range of information about and around the history & use of day-to-day spices. For all... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

I was curious to learn about the history of Hamburg and since spice trade was, and is, one of the major goods imported I decided to visit this museum. Maybe for German speakers is a bot more interesting but for other languages just visit the shop across the all if you want and you will get more or less the... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

This small museum is slightly interesting. There are displays about spices organs and examples of what they look like from plant to end product.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

I was very disappointing both in other the time and money I spent here. 4€ to get in (with the Hamburg card) and a quick walk through a small "museum." Probably interesting for someone who enjoys the process of plant to spice ... It was neat to run your hands through bag loads of cloves or spices etc

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Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

As a huge fan of everything even remotely spicy we visited Spicy's with high expectations. It is located on the second floor of one of the old warehouse buildings and we had to look around to find it as there was little visibility. Anyway, once we got in, we had to pay an entrance fee, which is out of proportion... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

As this is the only spice museum in Europe I expected a little more than this. The only positive thing about that visit is that you could catch up some new recipes for your kitchen. You were able to take some spices to smell and feel the structure but that's all it's more about selling spices and additional goods

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Very disappointed i expected to see spices in their origin state to the finished product. All we saw was sacks of spices, very little english translation. Museum lasted twenty minutes. We still have no idea what the pepper sachets were for? Dont bother going.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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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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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