Information for visitors to Hamburg
Read more
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, Hamburg CARD Local, Hamburg CARD Premium or Hamburg CARD Premium Plus

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

st-petri_c-2018-thisisjulia-photography-1
© ThisIsJulia Photography

St. Petri

Hamburg's oldest existing church is located directly in the current shopping district on Mönckebergstrasse, and it is named after the apostle and martyr Peter, who is depicted with a key as the "gatekeeper of heaven".

St. Petri
HSV Museum
© Firma Witters HSV Museum

Experience the HSV up close HSV Museum

An innovative sports museum has been created on nearly 700 sqm of exhibition area, in one of the loveliest stadiums in Europe – the Volkspark Stadium.

HSV Museum
kz-gedenkstaette-neuengamme_ehemaliges-haeftlingslager_c-kz-gedenkstaette-neuengammeanja-raabe
© Anja Raabe

Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial is on the site of the largest former Nazi concentration camp in north-west Germany.

Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

Hygiene information

Please note the following information and hygiene rules.

Temporarily closed

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

Add to watchlist
Bookmark