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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

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

Thank zuv
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank rossitom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

Thank alun n
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

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

Thank Elliot S
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The museum is 10 decks of maritime history. there is something here for everyone. Learned about how Mark Twain adopted that pen name. The largest disaster was a German boat from WWII.

Thank Sag_Mom
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Hamburg has a long maritime history which has been captured in this museum. It is a minimum half day experience but will take longer if you have a passion for things maritime. The number of models is astounding and there is a workshop where you...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is a very good museum, with a huge collection of maritime related exhibit's Given its former warehouse location it is limited in the size of its displays, but this doesn't distract from the experience Check out the large bronze propeller by the entrance

Thank 235AndrewR
Reviewed 19 September 2018

International Maritime Museum could be the world's most extensive collection of ship an maritime related stuff. One can easily spend a day of time in this nine-story building with so many things to see. From underwater mining, to war battleships, to catalogs of everything which...More

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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|
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Mostly in Deutsch but there is an English version of the Audioguide.
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8 July 2016|
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Response from Dan J | Reviewed this property |
10-18:00 daily