Hamburg im 20. Jahrhundert
- Permanent Exhibition
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The port and trading city of Hamburg received in the Empire, in the Weimar Republic, the Nazi era, as a British zone of occupation and as a city state of the Federal Republic in each case a special character. The exhibition illustrates the diversity of events and developments from the German Empire to the turn of the millennium. Here, you will gain insights into how the political changes influenced the living conditions and everyday lives of people in Hamburg. The four topics of citizens' rights of participation, changes in living conditions, development of the business location and changes in the cityscape are presented in chronological order. At the same time, the visitor can gain an insight into the private lives of people, the life situations of the empire until the 1990s. A living room from the imperial era, a dairy from the 1930s, a WWII air-raid shelter, a living room from the 1950s, A living community around 1972 and a designer loft from the 1990s are examples of the constantly changing and diverse influences of everyday life situations of the city dwellers.
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