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Hamburger Kunsthalle

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This huge art museum specializes in European painting. The historic building itself is worth the price of admission.
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Glockengiesserwall, 20095 Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In early December,I was fortunate enough to return to Hamburg's Kunsthalle and enjoy its fine comprehensive collections of German,Netherlandish,and Dutch paintings and works of Art.Since this art museum is very large,I have limited this review to its awesome collection of late 18th,19th,and 20th Century paintings.Most...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank margatemensch2016
Reviewed November 7, 2018

The rainy day drove us to visit the nearest museum. the Kunsthalle. There were few world famous paintings but the collection was of a high standard and immensely enjoyable. Whilst not usually a fan of the grand masters, medieval and religious art, the paintings were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

Beginning in the 16th century and taking you in a journey through to the modern day. This is an excellent collection. Highlights for me were the Casper David Friedrich room and the Kunst der Gegenwart (contemporary art) collection. Allow a couple of hours minimum, four...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank gronyteen
Reviewed October 25, 2018

The Hamburger Kunsthalle covers two buildings, one old and filled mostly with art to match, while the other is modern and showcases new, more experimental works. The older material focuses mostly on German artists, covering the different periods in quite the traditional fashion. The selection...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jdsor
Reviewed October 23, 2018

As someone else wrote below, for a city with such wealth, the collection of non-German art is a little thin....which surprised us. The richness and variety of Vienna or Berlin is not there. But to the positives..... Some have said it is expensive......they clearly have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

what a place! the museums was extended from the old infrastructure to a new cube. connected via an underground tunnel. the old part is organised according the centuries and painting schools. focus on german artists. the contemporary cube seems a liitle bit empty.. gerhard richters...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 168wolfgangs
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The price is too big for what is exposed in comparison to other galleries (Dresden, d'Orsy, Louvre, Prado, Vienna...). Mostly are present North European artists (Germain, Dutch...). Do not expect to see much famous artworks as in Dresden (there for less money). One of its...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aleksandraZagreb
Reviewed October 14, 2018

If you are an art lover, then you will get your money's worth at the Hamburg Kunsthalle (Art Gallery). Apart from the excellent permanent collection in the beautifully renovated old building, there are numerous interesting special exhibitions each year to cater for every taste. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Helen B
Reviewed October 11, 2018

I have been to the lots of Art Museums in large cities, and as it was in a smaller city I didn't expect it to be as good as it was, with paintings by all my favourite artists, and introducing me to some new ones...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tonyzed
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This is an art gallery in three different buildings each with its own architectural style. The contents are a mixture of different movements and styles, but for me the most impressive bit was the exterior of the middle of the three buildings with it wonderful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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May 4, 2017|
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Response from ninab697 | Reviewed this property |
Walkable distance from Marriott Hotel near Gansemarkt area. Around 20 minutes. From Marriott, walk two short streets down to Grosse Bleichen and stay on Grosse Bleichen all the way towards the lake (Binnenalster). facing the... More
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Actually I don't know. Please check from Kunsthalle website.
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