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BallinStadt, Hamburg

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
3.8/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web
Opened in 2007, BallinStadt tells the story of the more than 5 million European emigrants who left from Hamburg between 1850 and 1939 in search of a better life in America or South America. Learn about the lives of the people through living pictures, videos, historical documents, and more. With many interactive features, the attraction brings history to life and is a good place to get the kids interested in learning about the past. Look up your own family history on the available computers. Make BallinStadt part of your personalized Hamburg itinerary using our Hamburg trip itinerary maker.
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  • Well designed museum describing the process of emigration from Europe during the period of mass migration, but also dealing with questions of migration in the present. The museum is located in the for...  read more »
  • The museum has been renovated since my last visit and a lot of it is very interesting. However, I took 2 English friends and there is nothing in English, except a half a dozen audio conversations you ...  read more »
  • Millions of Europeans left in the 19th and 20th centuries via Hamburg to Great Britain or to North and South America. This museum gives on an appealing way understand the reasons why people leave their homes in search of a better life. Quotations from letters from real people and objects tell the story. The focus is on emigration to the US. Get texts in German, English-language brochure at checkout. The museum offers opportunities for genealogical research.
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  • Super interesting, especially if you are interested in the issue of migration and even want to look outside the own box. What we read in the newspaper about refugees and migrants today, there was an earlier. I recommend every politician (and everyone else) to go there once and learn from the history.
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  • If you are interested, this museum is very informative and exciting. However, the data seem very unkind together clapping and the countless grammar and Rschtschreibfehler make unbearable reading.
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  • The exhibition was very good especially since a ship has been recreated in that you go konte, but at the restaurant the condition had pimped to me because I had touched the plastic flower.
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  • Visit the Ballin city is always a great experience. Eaten in the restaurant afterwards, very satisfactory and a pronounced friendly & efficient service, thank you.
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  • Very nicely done, but not so well implemented as in Bremerhaven
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