Museum for Hamburg History, Hamburg

Museum for Hamburg History, Hamburg

The Hamburg Museum aims to bring Hamburg's 1,200-year history to life. The museum's building was designed by Fritz Schumacher and is architecturally stunning. Many artifacts in the museum were originally preserved by the Society of Hamburg History, which was founded in 1839.

Visitors can learn about Hamburg's history, including medieval times and Hamburg's important role in the Hanseatic League. In addition, maritime enthusiasts will find exhibits about 14th and 15th-century pirates and learn about Hamburg's port.

Visitors can learn about Hamburg's Jewish community and explore the lives of Hamburg citizens who emigrated to America.

The museum displays different rooms showing the different ways Hamburg citizens have lived over the centuries. Visitors love the miniature railway system and the beautiful glass-covered courtyard. St. Petri Church's portal is featured in the museum's courtyard. The gateway portal was built in 1604. While it was damaged during the 1842 fire, it was saved and then built into the museum's courtyard.

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Sight Name: Museum for Hamburg History
Sight Location: Hamburg, Germany (See walking tours in Hamburg)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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