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Museums in Hamburg: a guide

Looking for an indoor adventure while in Hamburg? Stimulate your senses with any one of these immersive museums.

Although Hamburg's outdoor beauty is undeniable, it would be a crime to miss some of the city's indoor treasures. With a rich history of culture and art, the museums in Hamburg offer experiences unlike any other. Delve into the world of coffee, cars, the sea or the arts with these top exhibits.

Prototype Museum

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Located in the Speicherstadt district, the way in which exhibits, images and information are put together and displayed in the Prototype Museum make for a unique experience. Special highlight: a simulator ride. www.prototyp-hamburg.de

Museum of Arts and Crafts

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This museum with long tradition is considered one of the most important museums of applied arts in Europe. Exhibitions do not just focus on artistic matters but also take a look at the political, social and economic context. www.mkg-hamburg.de

Coffee Museum

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With over 3,000 exhibits on show, visitors can learn a lot about the history of coffee with a reading or guided tour. For a crowning experience, you can taste the freshly roasted coffee. kaffeemuseum-burg.de

Maritime Museum

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While not located directly on the coast, Hamburg exudes unmistakable maritime charm with its harbour that can accommodate large ships. You can walk away with an especially vivid impression of Hamburg’s seafaring history at the International Maritime Museum. Historical documents pertaining to ship construction and interesting special exhibition offer insight into this singular world. imm-hamburg.de

1 Prototype Museum
2 Museum of Arts and Crafts
3 Coffee Museum
4 Maritime Museum