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Altonaer Museum

The Altonaer Museum was founded in 1863. It is one of the largest regional museums in Germany and presents the cultural history of Northern Germany with a focus on the development of the Elbe region around Altona, Schleswig-Holstein and the coastal areas next to the North Sea and Baltic.

What's on

Opening hours

Welcome to the Altonaer Museum!

Monday 10.00 - 17.00

Tuesday closed

Wednesday - Friday 10.00 - 17.00

Saturday - Sunday 10.00 - 18.00

Permanent exhibitions

Opening hours

Monday 10.00 - 17.00

Tuesday closed

Wednesday - Friday 10.00 - 17.00

Saturday - Sunday 10.00 - 18.00

Public holidays

The museum is closed on 24th / 25th December, 31st December and 1st January; on all other public holidays the Altonaer Museum is open from 10.00 – 18.00.

Accessibility

The Altona Museum is barrier-free. Wheelchairs are available to disabled visitors free of charge, and barrier-free lifts lead to all exhibition rooms and the library.

Archive

Find here more information about the archive and options for visits.

Admission

8,50 € for adults

6 € for groups of more than 10

5 € for vocational college students over 18, students under 30, apprentices and trainees, job seekers, social security recipients, young people doing voluntary work in their gap year.

Contact for photography

Elke Schneider
Tel. 040 428 135-1488
elke.schneider@am.shmh.de

Contact

Stiftung Historische Museen Hamburg
Altonaer Museum
Museumstraße 23
22765 Hamburg

Tel. 040 428 135 0

info@am.shmh.de

Our services

Eat & drink

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In the new museum café, visitors and guests can relax and enjoy homemade cakes and tarts, "Franzbrtchen" and hearty treats as well as a changing lunch table.

Opening hours:

Monday - Sunday 9.00 - 18.00

Shop

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The museum shop in the Altonaer Museum has a rich assortment of books, postcards and toys for children and adults, matching the themes of the house.

Opening hours

Monday 10.00 - 18.00
Closed on Tuesday
Wednesday - Sunday 10.00 - 18.00

Library

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The library of the Altonaer Museum is a reference library open to the public with a collection of approximately 80,000 volumes, the oldest of which date back to the 18th century. There are 16 seats available for visitors in the reading room.

Off-site facilities

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