International Maritime Museum reveals the history and future of shipping with a collection of artifacts, model ships, and maritime art. Look for a 3,000-year-old dugout found in the Elbe River. Don't miss the reproduction of Sir Ernest Shackleton's lifeboat from his trans-Antarctic expedition. The replica was used in 2000 by the German explorer Arved Fuchs when he retraced the route. Captain your own ship on a simulator. An audio guide is available for an additional fee. Put International Maritime Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Hamburg holiday builder site.
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International Maritime Museum Reviews
In general a collection of maritime bits n’ bobs... not much interactive education. Seen from a naval achitectural point of view, there are a lot left to be exposed and shown for the future... more »
Wow this musuem is amazing! It is 10 floors packed from floor to ceiling! My husband and I spent all afternoon there but you could spend a whole day there. We liked the fact that it really did... more »
One of the best and most interesting museums I ever visited. The building is big but you can use lift and the museum is very well organized. Take a lift and start visiting from the last floor. Huge collection of ship models on every level. Nice collection of paintings. The building is interesting itself - the oldest warehouse of the warehouse district. Nice views from the windows. We spent about 2 hours there and visited all the floors. Perfect as a starting point of visiting the warehouse area or a place for a rainy day.
MUCH larger on the inside than it appears on the outside. I like that you can leave and return within the same day multiple times to eat, shop, relax, etc. I enjoyed looking at the medals of different navies, learning the science behind navigation and looking at some of the ancient maps. It’s beautiful.
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