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International Maritime Museum

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Learn about the history and future of shipping, and Hamburg’s importance, at this tremendous museum. Artifacts include ship models, paintings, uniforms and nautical devices.
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Kaispeicher B | Koreastrasse 1, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 30092300
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not thrilled about this museum but so many people talk about it that I decided to give it a try. Well it was worth it. its in a beautiful location/building and its a very extensive and nice collection (historical and actual) of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Frank R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice with in the interior of the ships, a large exposition of ols ships. The entrance fee is not expensive

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alain D
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

A vast museum covering 10 floors and is one of Hamburg's finest attractions. From tiny miniatures to giant replicas, this museum has it all. A good 3-4 hours will be required to leisurely stroll through and admire all the exhibits. Apart from ships, the museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravellingWizard
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Amazing building and a great maritime collection. Huge collection infact with many many models of boats...perhaps too many for us. But worth a visit. There are some interactive exhibits but not that many.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank annastylewhite
Reviewed 9 December 2018

One of the most interesting museums in Hamburg,at least for me.Very big,it spreads on 9 floors.Interestingly arranged, so you have the impression that you are in the booth of a ship. They call the floors "decks". Very interesting, it has a lot of sections: a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank zuv
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Had a day to kill so went around the warehouse region and ended up here. Totally worth it. The building is incredible and there are 9 floors of amazing collections. Displays (mostly) are in German and English

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rossitom
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A vast collection of ship models and artefacts spread over 9 floors.in an old building in the heart of Hamburg. How one man could have collected so much over the years is amazing and it is well presented in this museum. Anyone with the slightest...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sjs1205
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

I had a great time here. My only regret is that I visited on my last day in Hamburg so I had to leave before I saw everything. The museum is big and is full of exhibits covering all aspects of maritime history. I would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alunn636
Reviewed 20 October 2018

To be honest, I went to this museum because it was a rainy day and I didn't want to walk too far from where I was staying. Ships are cool, yeah, but a whole eight floor museum? Really? Well yes, really. While the first floor...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jdsor
Reviewed 5 October 2018

I’m not particularly into maritime history, but this place blew me away. Seven floors of exhibits on everything from sailing ships to miniature ship models to marine exploration to marine ecology to modern shipping. This place has it all. I went in the afternoon and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elliot S
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8 December 2017|
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Response from DamianMoranDauchez | Property representative |
It is open every single day of the week. Only closes 4-5 days a year.
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9 July 2016|
Response from DamianMoranDauchez |
Mostly in Deutsch but there is an English version of the Audioguide.
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7 July 2016|
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Response from Dan J | Reviewed this property |
10-18:00 daily