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Hamburg Dungeon

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Address: Kehrwieder 2, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
Phone Number:
491806/66690140
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Experience 600 years of dark history of the Hanseatic city. 13 shows in a...

Experience 600 years of dark history of the Hanseatic city. 13 shows in a unique location. That's us - the Hamburg Dungeon!

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For young adults

While the attraction was undeniably fun and a great giggle, it unfortunately did not live up to my expectations. Perhaps I expected the wrong thing, however I wanted to learn a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 September 2016
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Le Chable, Switzerland
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Went on the English tour and it was well worth the visit. Highly recommended for young adults. Actors were interactive and the couple of rides were fun.

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Thank Timmy_86
Le Chable, Switzerland
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

While the attraction was undeniably fun and a great giggle, it unfortunately did not live up to my expectations. Perhaps I expected the wrong thing, however I wanted to learn a bit about the darker history of Hamburg. It was definitely entertaining and spine tingling, but this was due to the excellent acting of the tour guides and the extensive... More 

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1 Thank Lauralikesbreakfast
Baja California, Mexico
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Even if you don't speak german, it deserves a visit (English tour available) this was the firs Dungeon that I have visited and it worth it. From outside it looks small, but it has many scenarios. that are based in disasters that happened in Hamburg . It opens at 10 am and depending the time of the year, it closes... More 

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Rottnest Island, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Well worth a visit, great visual and verbal displays, need translator if non german speaking. Good history presentation of Hamburg and very interesting. Not for fainthearted as there are some attractions inside that are like show rides. Well done and if you have never done one of Merlin entertainments Dungeons then do this.

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Merlin E, guest relations at Hamburg Dungeon, responded to this review

Hey Andygrey1, Thank you for your great review. We also provide English tours from Friday to Sunday at 10am and for groups we also offer pre booked tours at 4pm during the week. And everyone who doesn't want to go on our rides can skip them, so even the fainthearted are more than welcome to visit ;) Have a horrible... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Honestly I did not know what I should expect from this dungeon, but knowing the one in London I had a different expectation. To me it had far to much of "theater", role plays (by good actors) involving the participants (which I personally don't like). A bit of history of Hamburg and than suddenly it switched to a madhouse scenery,... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is an interactive event. If you only speak English, you should attend at one of their scheduled times for an English tour. There are two times they take photos of you within your group (even a group of 2). You start out with a photo shoot, which of course they offer you a chance to buy it at the... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

The Hamburg Dungeon is a mix of real history and some acting with made-up scenarios. I had wanted to do one of the "Dungeons" tours for a while enjoyed it overall, but I will say it's a little too pricey for the length and more cheesy than scary. Probably best for families with kids who are into gruesome things.

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Great place to learn about the 600 yrs of hamburg history. The way the actors/actresses portray the history is great as well as the special effects. Everyone gets involved sometimes a bit too much. Highly recommend you take a visit for a different tour.

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Jericho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We had a great experience at the Hamburg dungeon, and would really recommend it to others with a sense of humour who wants a laugh.

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Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I will start with the positive: At Hamburg Dungeon they pay attention to detail; costumes are good, actors play a convincing role, sets are authentic... However all that is not enough to really get you "into the mood" and you end up more annoyed than scared.

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