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Indoor cultural highlights in Hamburg

The days are getting shorter and colder and Hamburg's cultural landscape welcomes 10 indoor cultural highlights in Hamburg

The leaves are turning colourful, the skies are turning grey and those interested in culture in Hamburg are seeking shelter. Hamburg has a lot to offer in the contrast to the dark season: Our cultural highlights defy the grey weather, have colourful things to offer and best of all: you can warm up perfectly during your Hamburg trip, because they are all indoors.

The days are getting shorter and colder and Hamburg's cultural landscape welcomes 10 indoor cultural highlights in Hamburg

The leaves are turning colourful, the skies are turning grey and those interested in culture in Hamburg are seeking shelter. Hamburg has a lot to offer in the contrast to the dark season: Our cultural highlights defy the grey weather, have colourful things to offer and best of all: you can warm up perfectly during your Hamburg trip, because they are all indoors.

1.Kunsthalle Hamburg

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The Kunsthalle Hamburg collects perspectives from all over the world under its roof and is therefore one of the best-known institutions in Germany. The collection impresses with both old masters and modern art icons. The exhibits go along the timeline and offer a multi-layered insight into eight centuries of art history. Still not enough? Then head to the museum café Das Liebermann, where you can let the cultural experience sink in with a hot drink of your choice.

Hamburger Kunsthalle

Address

Glockengießerwall 5
20095 Hamburg

your discounts

Adults: 11.00 € instead of 14.00 €; Savings: 3.00 €, Free entry for children under 18 years

Opening hours Open
  • Tue10:00 - 18:00
  • Wed10:00 - 18:00
  • Thu10:00 - 21:00
  • Fri10:00 - 18:00
  • Sat10:00 - 18:00
  • Sun10:00 - 18:00

Hamburger Kunsthalle

Glockengießerwall 5
20095 Hamburg

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2.Elbphilharmonie

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Behind the impressive maritime facade, musical hearts beat faster. The Elbphilharmonie invites you to an acoustic feast with large and small concerts and has created spaces that impress not only connoisseurs. The perfect sound turns concerts into immersive experiences. Whether interpretations of masterpieces or contemporary music: the musical temple has something in its repertoire for all musical tastes. The in-house Elbphilharmonie-Plaza viewing platform also offers a free 360-degree view of the harbour, which enchants with its waves in all seasons.

 

Elbphilharmonie

Address

Platz der Deutschen Einheit
20457 Hamburg

Elbphilharmonie

Platz der Deutschen Einheit
20457 Hamburg

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3.Book flea market in the Central Library

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The autumn season is the favourite of many bookworms. But which book should go on the reading list next? The staff at the book halls are happy to give good advice. The book flea market in the has everything for literature enthusiasts - both during the week and on the first two Saturdays of the month you can pick up bargains here.

Bücherflohmarkt

Address

Hühnerposten 1
20097 Hamburg

City area
St. Georg
Opening hours Open
  • Mon09:00 - 19:00
  • Tue09:00 - 19:00
  • Wed09:00 - 19:00
  • Thu09:00 - 19:00
  • Fri09:00 - 19:00
  • Sat10:00 - 19:00
  • Sun13:00 - 18:00

Bücherflohmarkt

Hühnerposten 1
20097 Hamburg

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4.Kampnagel

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On the almost 150-year-old crane site, the international centre of the fine arts attracts visitors with performance, dance and theatre. Hamburg's local cultural actors are just as much at home here as international visitors. With a total of six stages, a club, a socio-cultural centre, a restaurant and a bar, Kampnagel offers an all-round cultural package and always has a surprise in stock.

 

Kampnagel

Address

Jarrestr. 20
22303 Hamburg

your discounts

20% discount subject to availability at the box office

Opening hours Open
  • Mon16:00 - 19:00
  • Tue16:00 - 19:00
  • Wed16:00 - 19:00
  • Thu16:00 - 19:00
  • Fri16:00 - 19:00

Kampnagel

Jarrestr. 20
22303 Hamburg

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5.Savoy Cinema

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The Savoy Kino has been home to an original sound cinema program since the 1950s. With this decision, the team is dedicated to presenting films "as filmmakers intended". Protected from the rain, the popcorn-scented cinema hall invites you into its rooms with the latest cinema highlights and delights you with genre classics, sci-fi, horror or fantasy new releases, live theatre broadcasts or dramas - for a cinema evening in the dark season, the Savoy has a diverse programme to offer.

 

Savoy Filmtheater

Address

Steindamm 54
20099 Hamburg

City area
St. Georg
Opening hours Open
  • Mon15:00 - 23:30
  • Tue11:30 - 23:30
  • Wed11:30 - 23:30
  • Thu11:30 - 23:30
  • Fri13:30 - 00:00
  • Sat11:30 - 19:00
  • Sun15:00 - 23:30

Savoy Filmtheater

Steindamm 54
20099 Hamburg

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6.Deichtorhallen

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If you take the train into Hamburg's main railway station, your gaze is soon drawn to the Deichtorhallen, which cannot be overlooked. Contemporary art and photography that take up current social discourses are gathered on an exhibition area of 10,000 sqm. With three houses, the Hall of Contemporary Art, the House of Photography and the Falckenberg Collection, located at two locations in Hamburg, the Deichtorhallen curate unique art venues that offer shelter for art-hungry visitors in grey weather.

 

Deichtorhallen

Address

Deichtorstraße 1-2
20095 Hamburg

your discounts

Adults: 8.00 € instead of 12.00 €; Savings: 4.00 €, Free entry for children under 18 years

Opening hours Open
  • Tue11:00 - 18:00
  • Wed11:00 - 18:00
  • Thu11:00 - 18:00
  • Fri11:00 - 18:00
  • Sat11:00 - 18:00
  • Sun11:00 - 18:00

Deichtorhallen

Deichtorstraße 1-2
20095 Hamburg

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7.Abaton Cinema

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The Abaton shows established filmmakers as well as debut directors and puts together a broad program for film fans of all ages. Do you like documentaries and national and international feature films? Then come and spend an evening of cinema & chill with your friends!

 

Abaton Kino

Address

Allende-Platz 3
20146 Hamburg

Opening hours Open
  • Mon14:45 - 22:00
  • Tue14:45 - 22:00
  • Wed14:45 - 22:00
  • Thu14:45 - 22:00
  • Fri14:45 - 23:00
  • Sat12:30 - 23:00
  • Sun10:30 - 22:00

Abaton Kino

Allende-Platz 3
20146 Hamburg

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8.Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg

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The Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg is Germany's largest stage for spoken theatre and seats over a thousand people. Under the directorship of Karin Beier (since 2013), new interpretations of classics as well as play developments on thematic complexes are performed. Directly at the main railway station, the Schauspielhaus offers not only plays, but also theatre tours and glimpses behind the scenes.

 

Deutsches Schauspielhaus

Address

Kirchenallee 39
20099 Hamburg

City area
St. Georg
your discounts

15% discount

Opening hours Open
  • Mon10:00 - 19:00
  • Tue10:00 - 19:00
  • Wed10:00 - 19:00
  • Thu10:00 - 19:00
  • Fri10:00 - 19:00
  • Sat10:00 - 18:00
  • Sun10:00 - 18:00

Deutsches Schauspielhaus

Kirchenallee 39
20099 Hamburg

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9.Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg

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Located directly at Hamburg's main railway station, the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe impresses with exhibitions from antiquity to the present. In the magnificent building, it is easy to forget the grey, wet weather. The exhibition is a real highlight, especially for fans of Art Nouveau and East Asian culture. Those interested in fashion can marvel at clothing from the Middle Ages, for example. Not to be forgotten is the museum shop, which is stocked with regional, national and international goods - perfect for a little souvenir.

 

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe

Address

Steintorplatz 1
20099 Hamburg

City area
St. Georg
your discounts

Adults: 8.00 € instead of 14.00 €; Savings: 6.00 €, Free entry for children under 18 years

Opening hours Open
  • Tue10:00 - 18:00
  • Wed10:00 - 18:00
  • Thu10:00 - 21:00
  • Fri10:00 - 18:00
  • Sat10:00 - 18:00
  • Sun10:00 - 18:00

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe

Steintorplatz 1
20099 Hamburg

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10.Hamburg, the musical pearl

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Dark autumn evenings make illuminated musical stages shine even more. Alongside New York and London, Hamburg shines as a musical metropolis and entertains thousands of visitors every year. Whether discovering the classic "The Lion King" on the other side of the Elbe by ferry or being enchanted by the new musicals of the season - Hamburg creates unique experiences on really big stages.

 

Stage Theater im Hafen

Address

Norderelbestraße 6
20457 Hamburg

your discounts

up to 10% discount

Opening hours Open
  • Tue16:30 - 22:00
  • Wed16:30 - 22:00
  • Thu17:30 - 23:00
  • Fri17:30 - 23:00
  • Sat13:30 - 23:00
  • Sun12:30 - 18:30

Theater im Hafen

Norderelbestraße 6
20457 Hamburg

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