Information on the Corona Pandemic
Read more
Deichtorhallen - Haus der Photographie
© ThisIsJulia Photgraphy

Deichtorhallen - House of Photography

The Haus der Photographie presents international temporary exhibitions on photography, from historical positions of the 19th and 20th centuries to young photographers of the present and aspects of the digital revolution.

With the House of Photography in the southern Deichtorhallen building, in 2005 Hamburg received an elegant exhibition space with two large photographic collections of a high international level.

The House of Photography was conceived decisively by Prof. F. C. Gundlach - founding director and artistic director of the House of Photography from 2003 to 2005 - who also curated the opening exhibition "Martin Munkácsi: Think While You Shoot! in 2005". Since January 1, 2006, Prof. F. C. Gundlach has no longer been active as the acting program director of the House of Photography, but continues to be a member of the supervisory board, and he bears the title of founding director of the House of Photography in the Deichtorhallen. 

The conversion of the southern Deichtorhalle into the House of Photography was carried out in 2004/2005 by the Hamburg architect Jan Störmer. The House of Photography has the collection F. C. Gundlach - a collection of world renown in the fields of fashion photography and artistic photography.

On 1 October 2009, the new director of the Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Dr. Dirk Luckow, took over the exhibition programme and artistic direction. He is supported by the House of Photography as curator Ingo Taubhorn and as collection curator Dr. Sabine Schnakenberg.

The Haus der Photographie also offers a wide range of activities beyond the exhibitions: An auditorium and the library are available to interested visitors; the specialist bookshop for photography and art and the bistro restaurant "Fillet of Soul" are also accessible outside the opening hours of the exhibitions. There is also cooperation with the SPIEGEL-Verlag via the SPIEGEL Archive.

Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator

Show more Show less

Hamburg CARD Discount

House of photography

With Hamburg CARD or Hamburg CARD Local

Adults: 8.00 € instead of 12.00 €; Savings: 4.00 €, 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

Artistic-Must do
Teaser 3 Tage Kunstmeile
© Michael Schunck

3-Day Art Mile Pass

  • Historical and modern Art
  • Perfect location between Alster & Elbe
  • Everything reachable by foot
  • Five renowned art institutions
3-Day Art Mile Pass
To offer
From 25.00 €*

THIS MIGHT INTEREST YOU AS WELL Further recommendations

St. Michaelis Kirche
© ThisIsJulia Photography

Hamburg Michel St. Michaelis Church

Hamburg has many large churches - but only one "Michel": On its platform 106 metres high, there is a fabulous (and breezy) view of Hamburg, the port and the surrounding countryside - one that should not be missed!

St. Michaelis Church
bergedorfer-schloss_hamburger-osten_c-2018-timo-sommer-lee-maas-3
© Timo Sommer, Lee Maas

Bergedorf Castle

Bergdorf Castle, located in Billelauf, is Hamburg's only preserved castle. Nowadays, it houses a museum. In around 1220, Count Albrecht von Orlamünde created a moated castle in the dammed Bille, which fell to the dukes of Saxe-Lauenburg in 1227.

Bergedorf Castle
MARKK Hamburg
© ThisIsJulia Photography

Museum am Rothenbaum / Cultures and Art of the World MARKK Hamburg

The MARKK Hamburg (former Museum of Ethnology) awaits visitors with countless artefacts from different peoples as well as exciting special exhibitions on cultures from different continents.

MARKK Hamburg

*if applicable plus service fee

Hygiene information

Please note the following information and hygiene rules.

Reservation

Reservation / online-ticket recommended

Payment

Credit card payment possible
Debit card payment possible
Contactless payment possible

Visitor limiations

The number of visitors is limited to a maximum of 100 people.

Visitor limitations

If there is any waiting time, please wait within the distances marked on the floor.

Mask requirements

Mouth and nose protection required

Hygiene measures

Please maintain a distance of 1.5 metres to other visitors. You are also requested to use the disinfectant provided on site.

More information

The cloakroom is not occupied for security reasons.

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