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Museum ships

Stories of oceans and home ports

Whether they were sailing the world's oceans or always cruising near their home port - the museum ships anchored in Hamburg could all tell stories of adventures on the high seas. The four-masted barque Peking only returned to Hamburg in 2020 after a long restoration. If you like, you can let yourself be carried away into this world during the tours or even cruises on the ships. The Cap San Diego, for example, offers regular tours.

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JETZT ENTDECKEN Maritime Hamburg

Internationales Maritimes Museum
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Maritime history up close Maritime museums

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 can find answers to these questions and more here!

Maritime museums
Rickmer Rickmers
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Museum ships in the port of Hamburg Historic ships

Numerous museum ships scattered throughout the port of Hamburg embody the maritime heritage of the Hanseatic city on the Elbe. Discover the most beautiful historic ships in Hamburg.

Historic ships

Speicherstadt & Kontorhausviertel UNESCO World Heritage

In 2015, the "Speicherstadt and Kontorhausviertel with Chilehaus" ensemble was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. This makes it one of the world's 1200 "masterpieces of human creativity of universal value".

UNESCO World Heritage

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