Internationales Maritimes Museum
© Elbe und Flut

Maritime museums

Experience Hamburg's maritime history up close

In Hamburg's maritime museums you can follow the traces of the Hanseatic city. When was the second largest port in Europe founded? What role did the Hanseatic League play in Hamburg's development? How many bricks does the Chilehaus actually consist of? You will find answers to these questions and more in these museums!

DISCOVER NOW Maritime Hamburg

Speicherstadt bei Nacht
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Brick, Canal, Bridge & Road Maritime Culture & UNESCO

Red brick, canals, bridges and alleyways – the complex of warehouses, built from the end of the 19th century near the Port of Hamburg, is so extensive that it could even be called a mini-city in its own right.

Maritime Culture & UNESCO
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Experiences against a maritime backdrop Entertainment on the waterfront

In the past, people mainly worked in the port, but today there are also all kinds of things to see, try out and experience. The Elbe, ships and containers provide a picturesque backdrop for concerts, festivals and tours, among other things.

Entertainment on the waterfront
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The Landungsbrücken

The Landungsbrücken are Hamburg's floating jetty and starting point for numerous harbour tours and ferries.

The Landungsbrücken

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