Being a former seafarer, I was keen to visit here. It is good, reasonably priced and passes a few hours. Pity more English translation was not offered.
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Classic example of a museum collection founded by the drive of one man. The legacy of the late Peter Tamm is in need of interpretation and development if it is to be sustainable and appeal to a broad audience.
We were compressed for time and only had 50 minutes to spend. You could easily do 90-120 minutes depending on your interests. Well laid out. Dont miss the mini-subs out the back door or the periscope.
I visited this museum for its proximity to the hotel and my interest about ships. It is Indeed well furnished with a variety of finds , reproductions and art , all over the floors, 9 of them! I could have spent the whole day there...More
Spread over 9 floors (or rather decks) this is heaven for anyone remotely interested in maritime history. Many intricate ship models, uniforms, medals, marine artefacts and ephemera means that you can spend many hours just browsing the objects here. The entire 8th floor is given...More
We spent a half-day exploring and enjoying the nine floors of Hamburg's International Maritime Museum with it's rich collection of seafaring history from ancient boats to the latest oceanic research. On the top floor is an outstanding collection with thousands of ship models, most in...More
Hamburg is very proud of its maritime history, so it comes as no surprise that there would be an extensive museum there dedicated to just that. There is a lot to take in here spread over nine floors. Was there midweek in December and it...More
The museum itself is huge, spread over 9 floors. The english translations attached to all the models/paintings etc was few and far between. It seemed to have some on the top floor (where they suggest you start) but then on some of the really interesting...More
This museum is very comprehensive - it far exceeded our expectations. Ship models made out of bone, ivory, silver and gold. Ship models from every era, country, and peoples. Paintings. Naval uniforms from around the world. History of navigation with instruments on display. History of...More