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Tradition and style in a modern harbor

Hamburg’s origin is the river Elbe and its natural harbor, but life there now pulses on every street, unexpectedly. Many believe that the city is laid-back and even boring, forgetting that the Reeperbahn is probably the most sinful mile in the world. Poverty amidst great wealth give Hamburg an interestingly appealing diversity – there’s something to be discovered by everyone, experienced and marveled at every day. The city is bustling and energetic, beloved for both its contemporary scene as well as for its cultural offerings.

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Altonaer Museum

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Altonaer Museum

One of Germany's most important museums

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The Altonaer Museum focuses on subjects from Northern Germany. From fishing and navigation to city history and cultural pursuits, the museum endeavors to preserve, exhibit, and educate. Visitors can explore the many various exhibits on display.

Aside the artifacts and exhibits in the museum proper, there is also a 60,000 volume library covering every area of interest in the museum. For anyone interested in Hamburg and Norther Germany, this museum is a must see.

Altonaer Museum
23 Museumstraße, Hamburg, Hamburg
Phone
+49 40 42 8135 3582
Website
www.altonaermuseum.de/altonaer_museum.html
Hours
10a-6p Tu-Su, 1p-4p Tu-F