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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 yesterday via mobile

The Deutsches Maritime Museum (maritime muesum) is located in a 9 story old warehouse in the upmarket Speicherstadt / Hafen City area of our beloved Hamburg. However, this was our very first visit to this museum (has been open for 10 years this summer). It...More

Thank Mikael G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

this maritime museum has alot of information about sail boats, cruise boats, u boats etc. you name it. super displayed. large, small, mini boat/ship models. lots to read and some exhibits to look through, touch and play.

Thank Hirlsa H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is located close to the harbor and the entrance fee is not expensive. You can see the first means of transportation on water, different materials used to make the boats and ships, instruments used for navigation and a lot of other things. If...More

Thank andreea204
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most complete, detailed museum on a subject I have ever visited! It is HUGE. You learn so much of the evolution of the ships over time, maritime technology/warfare, oceanology and ocean ecology. It is filled with incredible naval maquettes, stunning...More

Thank Taï W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this converted centuries old warehouse contains the largest collection of miniature ships ever put together. highly educational exhibits for all ages

Thank Hans B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great museum. Many of the display descriptions were in english. there were hundreds of model ships on display as well as many other interesting artifacts.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hamburg’s International Maritime Museum is a comprehensive catalogue of seafaring activities from ancient times to today. The collection is vast and is presented in nine different thematic areas each with its own floor. Topics range through art, shipbuilding, exploration, navies, trade to models of ships,...More

Thank TWal1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was 9 floors of very detailed information about the German Maritime - history, art, uniforms, technology - wow - there is a LOT. If you are only mildly interested in the subject, it is a bit overwhelming! If you are very interested in the...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibits are spread over nine floors. That one sentence illustrates the extent of this museum. Each floor has a theme: development of sail, exploration, navigation, deep sea etc. Other than going up one level at a time, there is little to direct the visitor....More

Thank rhyshedges
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There weren’t many interactive things, the simulator should be accessible all the time and not just for one hour, three days a week! Floor 8 and 9 are basically just paintings and tiny little ships, so pretty boring. It’s alright but it isn’t a must...More

Thank Julia M
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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