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Panoptikum - Das Wachsfigurenkabinett, Hamburg
(3.2/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Open for more than a century, Panoptikum - Das Wachsfigurenkabinett holds court as the oldest wax museum in Germany. Get up close to more than 120 figures, including political ones like Barack Obama, religious ones like the pope, and personalities from art and music, such as the Beatles and Mozart. Popular culture is represented, too, with characters like Harry Potter. A separate section holds the museum's original works, designed to educate people with displays about widespread diseases. This section is kept separate for those who would prefer not to see graphic displays. Unlike many museums of this kind, flash photography is permitted. Add Panoptikum - Das Wachsfigurenkabinett to your Hamburg travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Hamburg vacation route planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Who cares can go in. However as a few new characters are still the old ones are like before 15 to 20 years. I was cold and I had time otherwise I would not go in
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  • Since I have still never seen I was thrilled. It is a small but fine wax museum.
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  • If you have some time in Hamburg and don't know how to fill this the Panopticon is quite nice, but not too much should be expected. Some figures unfortunately don't particularly look real.
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  • Nichts im Vergleich zu Mme Tussauds
  • Brilliant historic exposition
  • viel kurioses und die üblichen Verdächtigen
  • Beschaulich aber interessant...
  • Loved it.