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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...more
All reviews model railway audio guide reviews mentioning jewish section great place to learn interesting exhibits hanseatic league school children different periods temporary exhibition second world war couple of hours ship models three floors english translation wonderful city during wwii
Nice museum. On the day I arrived just as they opened the doors I found myself behind a couple of groups trying to get in so it took about 20 minutes just to get a ticket. As I frequently do to avoid crowds, I went...More
This is a huge museum full of interesting displays. Unfortunately there is very little information other than in German. They could do with audio tours for tourists. The staff lack any friendliness and the front door is shut on arrival. Our trip was also ruined...More
The Museum is more extensive than it looks from the outside. You can spend several hours touring the exhibits. We thought that it could have devoted more space to late 19th to early-mid 20th century Hamburg history. For a good museum devoted to Hamburg during...More
My sons and I have visited this museum several times. It brings to life history but also speaks to current issues. We enjoy the mixture of artifacts and thematic presentations. Thank you also for comments in English.
This museum covers the entire history of Hamburg in a series of exhibits arranged in a circular walk. The one on the pirate who dominated the harbor will attract children. It is free and outstanding. Very few tourists visit it though. There is a small...More
This was my last attraction before leaving Hamburg after a 5 day visit. It really brought everything together; the seafaring economy, the Great Fire of 1842, Judaism in Hamburg, and an awesome 2nd floor model train set-up. With a Hamburg Card, which is included in...More
We could have spent longer here. There were some very interesting exhibits well laid out and explained (also in English). We found the small exhibit conerning the Nazi era and WW2 to be very interesting, but it could be significantly expanded. It is important for...More
Visited on the 23 Dec 18
Almost skipped it due to the various reviews mentioning about the lack of English descriptions.
Firstly, I would say almost all of the displays have English descriptions- certainly excellent in terms of dual descriptions.
The museum is on 3...More
One of the most interesting museums in Hamburg. I liked especially the old musical instruments, the old piano collection is really amazing.
They have a section dedicated to old fashion,where you can see cloths from different stages of history. Also they have a huge and...More