Hamburg was built on trade, survived Danish, Prussian, French and Nazi rule, and endured fires, floods and diseases. Explore our history!
The World’s largest warehouse complex is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must-see on every trip to Hamburg.
St. Nikolai church was destroyed in 1943. Its ruins host a WWII memorial and museum. The spire offers panoramic views over the city.
Opened in 1922, the beautiful Museum of Hamburg History brings the city's fascinating 1200 years of history to life.
Experience traditional rural life in a historic village at Kiekeberg open-air museum, located on the outskirts of Hamburg.
Built between 1620 and 1700, the Krameramtsstuben are among the oldest surviving residential buildings in central Hamburg.
On the grounds of a former concentration camp, the Neuengamme Memorial in Bergedorf informs visitors about the history of the Third Reich.