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Rickmer Rickmers, Hamburg

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Hop aboard Rickmer Rickmers, and take a trip to Hong Kong, get captured by Portugal, and take part in World War I (under the British flag). This historic sailing ship, permanently moored as a museum, tells the tale of the ship's varied history, beginning in 1896. Explore the crew chambers and officers' rooms for a glimpse the old seafaring lifestyle (but if you choose to dine on board, it will be in modern style on the second deck's restaurant). Temporary exhibits throughout the year always bring an added bonus. Take a look at our Hamburg trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Rickmer Rickmers and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • One of the most important parts of the skyline at the river Elbe is the "Rickmer Rickmers". The ship is an old saling freighter. Woth a visit, worth a picture. One of the must see places in Hamburg of...  more »
  • We had a short period of time between dinner and our harbor boat tour and decided to go to the Rickmer Rickmer. We were the only ones visiting the boat. It was fun for our grandchildren to see how the...  more »
  • My company visited Rickmers for our annual Christmas event. We reserved the captains cabin for a huge, beautiful private dinner. Some of the best steak and goat cheese salad I've ever had. Unfortunate...  more »
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  • On board of a real "Windjammer", which was fully renovated and turned into an interesting museum. You can learn about the history of the ship, but also about the development of the whole sea transport industry. The restaurant is also worth a visit.
  • I do not have a particular passion for ships, but it was a nice trip for around one or one and a half hours. There are plenty of options to get a discount and many of them can even be combined. You can see the crew chambers on the one side and the officers' rooms on the other, and you can learn a lot about the history of this particular ship.
  • The first Portuguese Sagres sailing ship
  • A museum ship at the pier of the Elbe. You can pay to walk around the ship or go to a restaurant located below deck. Also below deck are exhibitions detailing the history of the ship and other ships from similar eras. Unfortunately, all information is written exclusively in German, which makes the museum a lot less interesting for non-german speakers. Even though German is my native language, For me the engine room was the most interesting part of the museum ship, even though I'm a native German speaker. Overall, I wouldn't recommend the museum, unless you have never seen such a ship from the inside, or you have a keen interest in the history of the ships like this in their time.
  • Lovely tourist attraction Lots of information and exhibits.