Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte, Historische Museen Hamburg

Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte, Historische Museen Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany


The imposing brick edifice was designed by architect Fritz Schumacher and opened in 1922. Today the building boasts the largest city history exhibition in Germany. Numerous exhibits and installations as well as architectural relics from the Middle Ages and Modern Era offer a historical journey from the birth of Hamburg around 800 up until the present. Here you will find everything worth knowing about Hammaburg, 14th and 15th century pirates, and Hamburg’s evolution into one of the largest and most important harbour cities in Northern Europe.

In the 20th Century Hamburg exhibition, we also inform you about the most recent past. You will encounter artifacts from historical events in your lifetime. The presentation on Jewish life in Hamburg from the end of the 16th to the 20th century is also particularly worth seeing.

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Museum for Hamburg HistoryHolstenwall 24
20355 Hamburg
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Opening hours
Monday10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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