Barmbek is a district of industry and work. In 19th century was a population increase, because of the development of the free-port and industrial movement. Today it is a district full of students and young families. The history is implicit in parts of the buildings in Barmbek. One of it is an old rubber production. Today there is the “museum for work” in it. It shows the history of Barmbek in pictures and testimonies. On the factory area is also the old iron heat which is now a café, concert and exhibition room.