Museums & Monuments

Bucerius Kunst Forum
International art forum with 4 rotating exhibitions per year, from ancient to modern times, accompanied by events and debates. Premises next to the Rathaus are open during exhibitions daily 11:00-19;00, Thursdays until 21:00, Rathausmarkt 2, 20095 Hambur
The Bossard Site of Arts
The Kunststatte Bossard is an expressionist artists home uniting architecture, painting, sculpture, landscape gardening and decoration, built from 1911 to 1950, at Bossardweg 95, 21266 Jesteburg.
International Maritime Museum Hamburg
Permanent exhibition of Peter Tamms private maritime collection located in Kaispeicher B warehouse in the Hafen City, showing exhibits of seafaring and ship models, daily 10:00-18:00, Thursday till 20:00, Mondays closed on Koreastr. 1, 20457 Hamburg.
Deutsches Zollmuseum
The German Customs Museum, locatec in historic warehose district "Speicherstadt" showing the history of custom duties, trade and travel throughout the centuries. Open 10:00-17:00, Mondays closed, on Alter Wandrahm 16, 20457 Hamburg.
Museum fur Bergedorf und die Vierlande
Located in historical castle with park and water ditch, exhibition rooms showing furniture and life of local farmers and citizens. Special exhibitions and childrens program. Open in summer 11:00-17:00, Monday closed, at Bergedorf Castle.
Emigration Museum within the historical Halls where Europeans departed for the "New World"; award winning modern conception of local and international history, open daily 10:00-18:00 at Veddeler Bogen 2, 20539 Hamburg (Veddel).
Schloss Ahrensburg
Renaissance castle with museum, open in summer 11:00-17:00, Monday and Friday closed, in winter open only Wednesday and weekend. It is possible to get married in a civil ceremony on the premises. English Website. Luebecker Str. 1, 22926 Ahrensburg.
All about spices, museum located in old warehouse in the traditional "Speicherstadt", explaining spice plants, production and trade, open daily 10:00-17:00, Mondays closed November until June, Am Sandtorkai 34, 20457 Hamburg.
Dialogue in the Dark
Event location and exhibition offerin guided tours, dinner in the dark, seminars and trainings, English website, at Alter Wandrahm 4, 20457 Hamburg (HafenCity).
Art and Trade Museum Hamburg
The Museum fuer Kunst und Gewerbe exhibits more than 500 000 artefacts of human history from the Ancient World and Middle Ages up to Modern Times, special exhibitions, daily 11:00-18:00, Thursday till 21:00, Monday closed at Steintorplatz.
Kl!CK Kindermuseum
Museum for children with exhibitions "Money", "Grandmothers everyday life" and more, with didactic concept to participate and experiment, barrier-free, open 9:00-18:00, Sunday from 11:00, Saturday only for birthday parties. At Achtern Born 127, 22549 Hamb...
Freilichtmuseum Kiekeberg
Open air Museum showing historical buildings, gardens and craft shops, agricultural exhibits and farm animals, playgrounds, events and courses. Free entry for kids. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-18:00, in winter shorter. Am Kiekeberg 1, 21224 Rosengarten.
Rieck Haus
Traditional farmers house of 1533, with stables and workshops is open to the public, showing the work and family life of a Vierlanden houshold. Open summer 10:00-17:00, winter until 16:00, Mondays closed. At Curslacker Deich 284, 21039 Hamburg.
Bismarck Museum
Bismarck Memorial and permanent exhibition illustrating the political and historical situations of Otto von Bismarck. Open during summer months 10:00-18:00, winter till 16:00, Monday closed, at Am Museum, 21521 Friedrichsruh.
Hamburger Kunsthalle
Art museum with national relevance, showing a permanent collection of old masters and modern art, and regular special exhibitions in three buildings, open daily 10:00-18:00, Thursday till 21:00, Mondays closed, located centrally at Glockengiesserwall.
Wax museum showing personalities from showbiz, sports, history, politics and prominent contemporaries, electronic audio guide in English or German language, at Spielbudenplatz 3 (Reeperbahn), 20359 Hamburg (St. Pauli).
Hafenmuseum Hamburg
Harbour Museum, presenting maritime exhibits all around the handling of goods, shipping and ship-building, harbour trades and works. Extensive grounds in the harbour area open daily in summer 10:00-17:00, Sat., Sun. 10:00-18:00,  Monday closed, at Au...
Der Kunstverein
Art society since 1817, organizing regular exhibitions of contemporary art, presenting young German and international artists, closed on Mondays, at Klosterwall 23, 20095 Hamburg.
Bunker Museum
Historical underground museum in original bunker, displaying war artefacts, bomb splinters, fotos and comtemporary witnesss documents, tours at Wichernsweg 16, 20537 Hamburg (Hamm). Open Thursday 10:00 to 12:00 and 15:00 to 18:00.
Museum fur Voelkerkunde
Ethnological museum presenting representative evidences of cultural history from all over the world, special exhibitions to current affairs, in English language, guided tours, events for children, at Rothenbaumchaussee 64, 20148 Hamburg (Rotherbaum).
Museum der Arbeit
Work Museum presenting Hamburg industry, technology and social history, giant Elbtunnel drill displayed in patio, permanent and special exibitions, open daily at Wiesendamm 3, 22305 Hamburg (Barmbek).
Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial
Memorial and exhibition centre located on the historical site of the camp, the largest KZ in the north west Germany during World War II, grounds accessible all time, exhibitions see English website, at Jean-Dolidier-Weg 75, 21039 Hamburg.
Prototyp Automuseum
Car and motor musuem, permanent exhibition presenting race and sports cars of the early post-war era, open 10:00-18:00 except Mondays, event location to rent, at Shangaiallee 7, 20457 Hamburg (HafenCity).
Hamburger Schulmuseum
School museum showing books, documents, chairs and tables and school utensils from more than 100 years school history. Open Monday to Friday 8:00-16:30 at Seilerstrasse 42, 20359 Hamburg (St. Pauli).
Memorial Bullenhuser Damm
Memorial and rose garden for the 20 Jewish children of Bullenhuser Damm killed by the SS in 1945, exhibition in English and German, at Bullenhuser Damm 92, 20539 Hamburg (Rothenburgsort).
Afghan Museum
Located in the "Speicherstadt" in and old warehouse, the Afghan museum shows traditional trades, historical artefacts and models of important sites. Catering for events. Open daily 10:00-17:00 on Sandtorkai 32/1, 20457 Hamburg.