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Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg
(4.6/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Visit Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe to see its "walk-in monuments"--fully furnished period rooms, from Renaissance to Rococo salons to a contemporary kitchen, that clearly illustrate the different ways of life in Europe over the last 500 years. The museum also holds an extremely varied and extensive collection of art and objects from throughout history and around the world. You'll see ancient Greek armor, medieval chests, Egyptian burial objects, Japanese swords, funky transistor radios, 18th-century women's shoes, and more. Different exhibits feature an enormous collection of more recent art, furniture, and design object--including a photography exhibit with more than 75,000 works. The fashion collection spans from the 18th century to modern day. Take an advance look at the website, which offers a thorough overview of the many exhibits. Take a look at our Hamburg vacation route planner to schedule your visit to Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We did not see the exhibitions because we have seen them before. We went to see the Christmas market. On this market you find very good artist selling their works. The prices are high but it is intere...  more »
  • I was going to post a review to say that this museum wasn't worth the 20+ euros we paid to go to it... especially compared to the other museum we visited but it made up for it by the Games exhibition ...  more »
  • Of course it stands out from the other museums in Hamburg. The temporary exhibitions are very topical and often correspond to the contemporary taste and Zeitgeist, unfortunately I think she's often too small and therefore the prices quite high.
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  • Large museum with plenty of interesting things to see. Ticket price for me was €12 and the price was worth it. I gave myself 2 hours to look around and I only explored 2 out of 3 floors. The facility is very nice and most of the exhibit descriptions are in both English and German. I would go again.
  • One of my favorite museums in Hamburg. They organize wonderful exhibitions, for example sneaker exhibition, tattoo exhibition. Currently it's worth to check the exhibition of an illustrator Christoph Niemann. Go visit if you're a tourist in Hamburg and keep on revisiting if you live in Hamburg!
  • One of the most amusing museums i've ever been to, Its a mix between old art and modern art. Price isn't to high. Super interesting exhibitions. And to top it off super great staff, I wanted to purchase a book, but they only had german copies, they searched everywhere they could but unfortunately couldn't find any. I just missed out on the sneaker expedition so there where no posters for that expo available to buy, the lovely lady at the cashier made some phone calls for the poster, and they gave one to me for free! Really recommend this museum!
  • Very messy and chaotic museum. The staff was very agitated and not helpful.
  • Wonderful exhibits. As a heads up, they do not allow backpacks in.