altonaer-museum_c-2018-thisisjulia-photography-5_1
© ThisIsJulia Photography
altonaer-museum_c-2018-thisisjulia-photography-4_1
© ThisIsJulia Photography
altonaer-museum_c-2018-thisisjulia-photography-3_1
© ThisIsJulia Photography
altonaer-museum_c-2018-thisisjulia-photography-2_1
© ThisIsJulia Photography
altonaer-museum_c-2018-thisisjulia-photography-1_1
© ThisIsJulia Photography
altonaer-museum_c-2018-thisisjulia-photography-6_1
© ThisIsJulia Photography
altonaer-museum_c-2018-thisisjulia-photography-7_1
© ThisIsJulia Photography

Altona Museum

Foundation for Historical Museums Hamburg.

More information about the history of the popular Hansa city as well as Schleswig-Holstein can be found in the Altona Museumin Hamburg. You can learn a great deal about the art and cultural history of North Germany as well as about the fishing industry and seafaring.

The Altona Museum in Hamburg is one of the cities numerous attractions that should not be missed. Not only the famous historical Speicherstadt, the St. Michael’s church or the numerous shopping opportunities bring many visitors to the Metropolis on the Elbe; Hamburg’s extensive cultural offerings, including many museums, are also highlights. The Hamburg CARD lets visitors discover many worthwhile attractions at reduced prices.

The Altona Museum is situated between the Altona train station, the Elbe and the trendy Ottensen quarter. As one of Germany’s largest regional museums, it covers the art and cultural history of the North German area and presents the cultural-historical development of the Elbe region around Altona from Schleswig Holstein and the coastal area from the North Sea to the Baltic Sea.

The museum’s collection offers a multifaceted view of the art and cultural history of North Germany from the 18th century to the present. The local cultural history – which was greatly influenced by the fishing industry and seafaring – is also addressed. A further focus is the history of the media. The permanent exhibition displays the most important regional pieces from the areas of painting and graphics, the fine crafts, cultural history, fishing and seafaring.

The Altona Museum offers visitors an extensive programme that includes numerous special exhibitions as well as films and lectures. Here, its thematic range covers the 19th and 20th centuries.

With the interactive KINDEROLYMP children’s area, the Altona Museum is a popular destination for families. Through play, younger visitors learn more about the media-historical aspects of Hamburg’s history. In addition, there are special guided tours for families and activities for children. The museum shop has books and films for sale; stuffed animals, plastic figures and various postcards are available for the younger set.

Show more Show less

Hamburg CARD Discount

Tickets

With Hamburg CARD or Hamburg CARD Local

Admission tickets 5.00 € instead of 8.50 €, Free entry for children under 18 years

Hamburg CARD

Free travel by bus, train and harbour ferries (HVV) and up to 50% discount on over 150 tourist offers

More on this subject

fabrik_c-2018-thisisjulia-photography-2_1
© ThisIsJulia Photography

CITY AREA PORTRAIT Altona & Ottensen

For strolling, having a coffee, taking a walk or having some delicious food – situated directly at the Elbe and traversed by parks, Altona & Ottensen are considered to be charming and diverse districts with character. Brick walls create a rather rough atmosphere in Altona, while it is lively and colourful in Ottensen.

Altona & Ottensen

THIS MIGHT INTEREST YOU AS WELL Further recommendations

archaeologisches-museum_aussenansicht_c-joachim-hiltmann
© Joachim Hiltmann

Hamburg Museum for Archaeology and History Helms Museum

The Helms Museum is the Hamburg Museum for archaeology and the history of Harburg. The Museum in the south of Hamburg offers an exciting overview of more than 200,000 years of the history of the region. Interactive exhibits and special exhibitions attract laypersons and experts alike.

Helms Museum
Wasserkunst Elbinsel Kaltehofe
© ThisIsJulia Photography

Wasserkunst Elbinsel Kaltehofe

The foundation Wasserkunst Elbinsel Kaltehofe in the Hamburg district of Veddel is an impressive industrial monument, a species-rich nature park and a water art museum.

Wasserkunst Elbinsel Kaltehofe
museum-der-illusionen_c-2018-museum-der-illusionen-1_2
© Museum der Illusionen

You won't believe your eyes. Museum of Illusions

Optical illusions, upside-down rooms, holograms and much more await you in the Museum of Illusions Hamburg. Step into a fascinating world of illusions!

Museum of Illusions

Hygiene information

Please note the following information and hygiene rules.

Reservation

Reservation not required

Payment

Credit card payment possible
No contactless payment

Visitor limiations

To comply with distance regulations, maximal one visitor per 20² metres is allowed.

Visitor limitations

Normally, there are no long waiting times.

Mask requirements

Mouth and nose protection not required

Hygiene measures

The Altona Museum is equipped with disinfection dispensers as well as spit guards at the cash desks. Regular cleaning, barriers, hygiene reminders and distance regulations ensure compliance with the necessary hygiene measures.

Top customer reviews

No reviews available.

Write new rating

This is your text

Your rating *

Languages

Google translator for other languages

Please note that this is an automatic translation.
For better information, you can always switch to the German or English version

We process your data in accordance with the provisions of our Data Privacy Statement.

Add to watchlist
Bookmark