From modern art and German romanticism to ethnology and maritime history, Hamburg boasts a wide variety of museums.
‘People, power, cars’ - HafenCity’s Automuseum PROTOTYP is at the top of every car enthusiast’s must-see list.
Join emigrants on their historic journey to the New World. Hands-on, exciting, and rich with history.
Former cargo ship MS Cap San Diego is a floating museum and more. Visit the exhibits and then book a night aboard the ship!
The two architecturally stunning former market halls show international contemporary art and photography.
The Dialoghaus in Speicherstadt is all about respect. It connects people in a playful manner by focusing on skills rather than deficiencies.
Located beside the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, Discovery Dock provides an interactive experience of Hamburg’s port.
Experience floods, the Great Fire, and the agony of historic torture methods at this very special Speicherstadt museum.
Opened in 1922, the beautiful Hamburg Museum brings the city's fascinating 1,200-year history to life through events and exhibits.
Hamburg's oldest standing historic warehouse is home to the IMMH — an extensive maritime exhibit in the Speicherstadt.
Hamburg’s International Maritime Museum has plenty of activities to keep you entertained, including instructions for building model ships!
Experience traditional rural life in a historical village at this open-air museum on the outskirts of Hamburg.
Three impressive buildings host one of the most significant collections in Germany, featuring masterpieces from the Middle Ages till today.
Hamburg’s Kunsthalle museum serves housebound art lovers a feast for the ears with audio exhibitions.
Five museums for the price of three? If you just can’t get enough of arts, the Kunstmeile Pass is the perfect offer for you.
This slightly eerie museum in Eppendorf presents medical developments between the 19th century and today.
The world's largest model railroad system has become one of the tourist highlights of Hamburg.
The collection includes European, Islamic and Asian artifacts from ancient worlds to the present.
This museum is an intriguing journey for the senses - nothing is what it seems and there's a new illusion behind every corner.
Up and down the Elbe river, fans of maritime history rejoice when they see the abundance of classic ships lying at anchor in Hamburg.
From print shops and metal work to maritime trade, learn all about Hamburg’s history of work and industry at the Museum of Work.
Digital exhibitions, videos and more to enjoy at home from Hamburg’s Museum of Work.
The Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe's online resources are a vast treasure trove for visitors.
The Panoptikum on the Reeperbahn is the oldest and largest wax museum in Germany.
A museum ship since 1983, the three-masted Rickmer Rickmers is one of Hamburg harbour’s most popular attractions.
The interactive Spicy’s Spice Museum in the old Speicherstadt warehouse complex tells the story of the spice trade.
Visit a fully operational U-434 submarine in Hamburg’s harbour to experience a trip below sea level in a Soviet warship!
Industry meets ecology at Wasserkunst Elbinsel. Walk the trails, see the exhibits, and escape the city.
Altona Museum deals with the art and cultural history of the formerly Danish city of Altona as well as Hamburg and Northern Germany.
The Hamburg Archaeology Museum provides an overview of 200,000 years of local history. It is located in the southern precinct of Harburg.
Right next to City Hall, the Bucerius Art Forum hosts four exhibitions per year and has become one of the leading art spaces in Hamburg.
On a 90-minute guided tour through this museum, visitors learn about the production of chocolate. Tasting is highly encouraged!
This museum features everything there is to know about life and work in Hamburg's port. The "Peking" sailer will be its newest addition.
The historic ships, docks and tools at Sandtorhafen and in Oevelgönne bear witness to Hamburg's colourful maritime history.
Since 1817, the Kunstverein association has dedicated itself to promoting new and upcoming perspectives in the fine arts.
Hamburg's most popular district has more to offer than bars and strip clubs. The St. Pauli Museum is a perfect starting point to learn more.
The world in a nutshell. 700k ethnological artefacts invite you to experience peoples' histories through time.
Located in the Speicherstadt UNESCO site, this museum is dedicated to customs and taxes ─ and how pirates tried to avoid them.