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Hamburg is widely known as the 'Maritime Heritage of Germany' for owning the biggest port in the country and being the second largest city. It's one of the primary trade centres and is home to some iconic historical heritage. These historical souvenirs are carefully kept in excellent museums for visitors to marvel at and learn about German culture. These museums are committed to offering individuals a taste of German history, art, maritime, and so much more. So yes, museum tickets in Hamburg are worth purchasing!
Hamburg museums are home to fascinating historical tales of German culture and art. Some of the most popular ones include the following:
  • Panoptikum – Das Wachsfigurenkabinett: The Panoptikum museum in Hamburg is one of the country's most beautiful and oldest wax museums. Every wax figure in this museum took around two long years to be carefully carved. Visiting Panoptikum will provide you with a once-in-a-lifetime experience as you admire the life-like local and foreign celebrities, most of whom formed a significant part of Hamburg's history.
  • International Maritime Museum: Located in the Hafen City, Hamburg, the International Maritime Museum has kept the maritime heritage alive and running. It's one of the most famous museums and has safely stored 3000 years of naval history with its 26,000 ship models, 5,000 paintings and 50,000 construction plans.
  • Spicy’s Museum: Hamburg is a critical European harbour where spices are brought in bulk. It paved the way for the need for herbs in the city, giving birth to the Spicy’s Museum. The place is an antique storehouse of all kinds of spices that you can smell, feel and even taste. It's likely to take you on a 500-year-long journey through a quick peek into the cultivation and processing of exotic spices.
The Panoptikum museum is one of the best museums in Hamburg that is suitable for young kids curious to watch famous personalities up close. The museum is home to over 120 wax statues of celebrities, both local and international. These include Angela Merkel, Angelina Jolie, Marilyn Monroe, Queen Elizabeth II, Barack Obama, and so many more. Additionally, an Anatomy Gallery and a Chamber of Horrors help complete the exhibition wonderfully.
Currently, Headout does not offer any skip-the-line museum tickets in Hamburg. It does provide admission tickets to the Panoptikum museum, which also includes an audio guide, both in German and English.
Yes, museums in Hamburg do offer guided tours. For example, the Panoptikum museum in Hamburg provides an audio guide in English and German. This audio guide will aid your experience of marvelling at the wax figures of celebrities by offering fun facts and inside stories as you also learn the wax figure-making process.
Currently, the listed museum tour on Headout i.e. the Panoptikum museum is open for touring all day from 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM. There are no late-night tours available for museums in Hamburg at the moment.
There are no discounted tickets or cashback on the museum tickets in Hamburg offered at Headout.
Yes, you can cancel the museum tickets in Hamburg up to 24 hours before the commencement of the experience. If you cancel the tickets any later, you will not receive the full refund.
There are no specific days when you can enter the museums in Hamburg for free.
Headout offers tickets to the Panoptikum museum at the nominal price of €7.50.
The Panoptikum Wax Museum is one of the oldest museums in not just Hamburg but all of Germany. It was founded in the year 1879 by a man named Friedrich Hermann Faerber.
The Kunsthalle is one of Hamburg, Germany's largest art museums. Constructed in the 19th century, this Italian Renaissance-influenced building hosts the permanent collection of Dutch artwork, medieval altars, Modernist and Impressionist artwork, contemporary conceptual art, photography, video installations and many other paintings by P.O. Runge, Rembrandt and C.D. Friedrich.
Yes, photography is allowed inside some museums in Hamburg. This includes the beautiful museum of life-like wax figures, the Panoptikum museum. You can snap photographs with the inanimate statistics of your favourite celebrities.
If you want to explore the beauty of the Hamburg museums, their modern and classical art and breathtaking architecture in complete peace, you must visit in the winter. Hamburg is slow in the cold weather, seeing fewer visitors, making it an apt time to plan your visit without running into any crowd.
All significant attractions and museums in Hamburg are open for a visit on Christmas and New Year's.

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