All fotos by Jens Oestreicher. The urban development and architectural expansion of Altona gave the district a new identity with its town hall, square and train station, also included plans for a museum. It was built between 1889 and 1901. … more
The museum for archaeology, founded in 1898, was moved to a new site in Knoopstrasse in 1957. The museum displays Hamburg´s archaeology and the history of Harburg. The building in the Knoopstrasse is available for special exhibitions. more
Hundred years after Albert Ballin formed the „Auswanderstadt“ for European emigrants on the Hamburger Veddel parts of it were reconstructed and developed to a museum complex. Three pavilions have been rebuilt and every visitor can relive the … more
The Castle is located in a park nearby the river Bille. It is rounded by banks and moats. Moreover, on the ground of Hamburg it is the only received one. In 1212 the castle was firstly named moated castle. The rests of the medieval building are … more
The Brahms museum is located in one of the last existing Barock-houses of the 18th century in the city centre of Hamburg.
It presents everything that has to do with the musician Brahms.
Opening times are: Tuesday to Sunday: 10-17pm. Around … more
The Deichtorhallen near the harbour and the main station, great halls each of 5,000 square metres, were built between 1911 and 1914 on the Deichtorplatz as a central market. One can admire the characteristic steel and brick construction used at the … more
The publisher, Gruner + Jahr moved into these extraordinary offices in 1990. The building, designed by architects Otto Steidler and Uwe Kiessler, is built like a ship with porthole-shaped windows. Most of the offices face the harbour and the … more
About 1900, the increasing transhipment and theships becoming bigger required an extensive rebuilding and extension process of the Port of Hamburg. From 1908 until 1909, the sheds 50 and51 were built along the wall of the Bremen quay. Each of them … more
The Hamburg museum was founded as a museum of history of Hamburg in 1908. It presents a variation of the developing Hamburg history from the begging in 800 up to nowadays and is one of the biggest urban historically museums in Europe. 1914-22 has … more
The original brick building of the “Kunsthalle” was built in 1869, a new annex between 1914 and 1921. The “Kunsthalle” of Hamburg is one of the great picture galleries, with important European paintings from the Middle Ages to the present … more
Maritime pictures, models, flags, decorations, cards, uniforms and even a projection on a wall of ice makes the Maritime Museum in Hamburg so unique.
On its 11 floors the largest private maritime collection by Peter Tamm, is presenting its beauty
The Jenisch house, built between the years 1831 and 1834, is a typical representative of late classicist architecture. Due to its almost square floor plan and its only graphically differentiated walls, the building appears sublimely plain. On the … more
It is a 125 years old railway station close to the city of Neumuenster. The railway line Neumuenster – Segeberg – Bad Oldesloe doesn’t stop here, but the building is still existing and still looks like a railway station. more
Since 1962 is the "Kunsthaus Hamburg" an exhibition hall for contemporary art. The former market hall is located in the middle of St. Georg in between the Central station and the Deichtorhallen. The renting of the Kunsthaus Hamburg costs … more
On Grindelallee, slightly detached from the street, the Mineralogical Museum of the University of Hamburg is situated. The nostalgic looks inside the show rooms with 1950s appeal characterise this location. The museum spreads over two levels which … more
More than 120,000 working hours went into the construction of landscape and detailed gadgetry of this miniature world. Computers control the facility with its 500 trains, 50,000 lights and cars that run as if by magic. 60,000 figures on an area of … more
The „Museum der Arbeit“ – which could be translated as “museum of labour" - is located on the former site of the New-York Hamburger Gummi Compagnie in Hamburg-Barmbek. The company was built in 1871 and constantly extended. It is now one … more
The MKG’s collections have been gathered over generations. Today it is a universal museum, presenting over 500 000 works showcasing human creativity and inventiveness at their best. The high calibre collection spans over 4000 years of human … more
The ethnological museum, built between 1907 and 1911 and extended in 1929, has an asymmetrical layout. It consists of grand halls with pillars and reinforced concrete ceilings and has excellent bright spaces like those of a shipping company´s … more
The SS Rickmer Richmers was built in Bremerhaven Shipyards in 1896 as a full rig steel ship with a span of 3,500 square metres. It was confiscated by the Portuguese during the First World War and used as a cargo ship by the English. After the Second … more
The archive of the region Schleswig-Holstein was built around 1700. It is a three-winged, baroque manor house with a neo classical façade. Today the building is also called the “Prinzenpalais” (prince palais). The archive offers a science … more
On a small island in the western part of the Schlei a castle of former dukes of Schleswig
Holstein-Gottorf is nowadays home of the Schleswig-Holstein state museums.
Architectural the four-winged building offers different styles: The western wing … more