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International Maritime Museum

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Address: Kaispeicher B | Koreastrasse 1, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
Phone Number: +49 40 30092300
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Learn about the history and future of shipping, and Hamburg’s importance,...

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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Ship ahoy - lots of them

Best maritime museum I've been to. Covers everything from ancient civilisations to warfare to polar exploration to undersea discoveries to the environmental issues of the future... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best maritime museum I've been to. Covers everything from ancient civilisations to warfare to polar exploration to undersea discoveries to the environmental issues of the future. You need at least 2 hours to get round the 9 floors without reading all the information which is written in English. If you read the German information you would need at least double... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recomend this museum for people with maritime interest. It is the best maritime museum I have visited.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read lots of positive feedback about the museum and decided to check it out by my self. Really entertaining and educational place. There are 8 floors and be prepared to spend there 2 hours (or even more of you have power for this). In the museum you will be able to see a rich collection of different staff during... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a British navigation officer, and was in Hamburg in November. I decided to pay a visit. Initially, I was put off by the price, as here in Liverpool, our Maritime Museum is free of charge. The museum is massive (10 floors) - and is the most comprehensive museum relating to maritime that I've been to. I particularly noted that... More 

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Binningen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One finds everything that matters with the sea from material to build ships, ships, items from passenger liners, biggest collection of miniature ships, etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was surprised that the museum tells not only about german maritime history, but of the while world experience. I found a lot of item and fact of Russian and Soviet maritime history. There are a lot of interesting and not well knowning facts. 3 hours were not enough for me. I could " eat, eat and eat" all this... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can't recommend this place enough. Enormous display of maritime exhibits on display. I spent about 3 hours looking around but could certainly spent all day there Excellent models and really interesting uniforms and medals. Total value for money

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The International Maritime Museum is enormous! Ancient history to modern days are well presented. Fantastic collection of model ships. Missed more info in English.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Not greatly interested in maritime matters, but this museum is a MUST. It also helps so much to explain Hamburg, it's history and today. Start on the top floor, full of ship models and work downwards. Given our shared history fascinating to find several British exhibits, e.g. Lord Mountbatten. Virtually every display is in English.

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Wow! There is such a lot to see here....six floors in a huge building. I would start early-ish and plan for a break half way. I understand the tickets allow you to leave and come back and there are plenty of places to eat on the Elbarkaden. The building itself is impressive but the amount of exhibits and information is... More 

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