I have not been in this museum yet, but I found an article about this interesting car-museum, that shows mainly prototypes of Porsche and also a few other cars and most of them you will hardly ever see in any other carmuseum. I will certainly visit it next time in Hamburg !
This museum is not very far from the train-station and quite close to the cruise-port and the Eisenbahn - Miniaturland - see it in the map of my link below !
The adress is: Shanghaiallee 7 | Beim Lohseplatz D-20457 Hamburg
In case you have a GPS:
GPS Koordinaten: 53° 32' 35.85"N - 10° 0' 8.75"E
In my photo: a Porsche Spyder from the Porsche-Museum in Gmünd/Austria , the place where the very first Porsche-cars were built !
The Bischofsturm - english: Tower of the Bishop - is the remains of an old fortification, which is today known as part of the ancient city- fortification of the 11th century. Big stones build the fundament of a tower. It has been thought, that this maybe the remains of the stonehouse of Bishop Bezelin-Alebrand (around 1035). Now the stone fundament can be seen in the souterain of the building, where the office of St Petri is. It is opposit of St Petri and the Domplatz. It can be visited. Entrace-fee is 1 Euro
Name: Schauraum Bischofsturm
Strasse: Kreuslerstrasse 4
PLZ Ort: 20095 Hamburg
SPICY´S Spice Museum is located in Speicherstadt, near Harbour City. It is on the second floor of a hundred year old store house. The visit to this museum not only gives an great overview of the planting, harvest and use of spices from all over the world, but is also a great opportunity to see one of the old storehouses form inside.
The Spice Museum is supposed to be an experiential museum. You can see, touch, smell, taste and submerge in more than 50 different spices.
Vom 29 Juni – Oktober
haben wir für Sie auch
montags von 10:00 Uhr – 17:00 Uhr geöffnet!
21.12. – 25.12. geschlossen
26.12. – 31.12. geöffnet
Entrance Fee: € 3,00 including a spice sample, children pay € 1,00 and get some Gummibarchen
The Jenischpark, a beautiful landscape garden at the outskirts of Hamburg in Klein Flottbek, is the location of the Ernst-Barlach-Museum, which opened in 1962 as aprivate museum. Attractively embedded in the spacious site on the banks of the River Elbe, the modern, light-flooded museum building houses a unique collection. Numerous key works by the expressionist sculptor, graphic artist and writer Ernst Barlach (1870–1938) are on view here, among them nearly a third of his precious wood sculptures.
In addition to various presentations of the collection and temporary exhibitions of Classical Modern and contemporary art, the Ernst Barlach Haus also offers a diverse programme: guided tours, talks, lectures and the concert series Klang & FORM.
I think, that his works after World War 1 are the most impressive works:
"From 1927, Barlach designed several monumental works for public spaces. In his memorials and monuments for the victims of the First World War, he found fundamental new forms of collective commemoration. His demonstrative decision to forgo hero cult and an unbroken pathos caused him to become the target of nationalist defamation campaigns; until his death in 1938 he was hounded by the National Socialists as a “degenerate” artist. Despite massive attacks Barlach remained imperturbable: He publicly advocated freedom of thought and artistic expression and persevered with his work. Marginal figures in society – the needy, the broken, the outcast – remained the focus of his art. In radical opposition to the fascist ideology of “community”, he turned to address the existential loneliness of the individual.
After the end of the Second World War, Barlach was quickly rehabilitated in Germany. His œuvre has long been regarded as an important contribution to 20th century art – and it still remains a challenge today." Quotation from the website of the museum.
It can be easily reached from S-Bahn-Station Klein Flottbeck
Admission ist € 6,- for adults
Tuesday to Sunday (also Monday on public holidays) 11 am – 6 pm
Closed on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve
The museum closes at 5 pm on Sundays when Klang & FORM concerts are held.
Ticket sales and entry for concert visitors from 5:30 pm
The Museum der Arbeit (museum of work) is normally not on the "to do" list among Hamburg visitors, but quite interesting anyway. It shows how workplaces have changed through the centuries. The focus lies on sea trade business, fishing, printing and the role of women and men at work. One floor is reserved for special temporary exhibitions.
Audioguides are available in german and english, but written information at the objects is only available in german. The audioguides are included in the entrance fee.
The museum is located in a building which belonged to a fabric complex of the New-York-Hamburger Gummi-Waaren Compagnie, a company which made plastic products. The remaning fabric buildings now form a cultural meeting point, including cafés and places for different kind of events. The museum itself also contains a library focusing on work and society.
To the museum is only a few steps away from Barmbek subway and metro station. Use the exit towards "Wiesendamm" to get to the museum.
September 29th 1887: The Hohenfelder Sports Club and the Wandsbek-Maruienthaler Sports Club found "Sport-Club Germania von 1887", which was to become one of the three clubs to form HSV.
June 1st 1919: SC Germania, Hamburg FC and FC Falke 1906 merge to form Hamburg SV. The club colours of red and white are picked as a compromise suitable for all.
1921: The club's first Northern title for is claimed after an 8-0 win against Holstein Kiel.
June 18th 1922: HSV reach the final of the German Championship against Nuremburg for the first time. 189 minutes are played without a result being reached and the game ends 2-2. The stadium in Berlin is not yet outfitted with floodlights.
August 6th 1922: The replay, which is played in Leipzig, is blown up by referee Dr. Peco Bauwens after 112 minutes with the sides drawing at 1-1. The reason for the referee?s decision is that Nuremburg is reduced to a goalkeeper and six outfield players. The German Football Association awards the championship to HSV.
January 7th 1923: Black day for HSV as they are hammered 0-10 by SpVpp Fuerth.
June 10th 1923: HSV beat Union Oberschoenwiede 3-0 to clinch another German Championship.
June 9th 1924: The club suffers their first defeat in a German Championship final, losing 2-0 to Nuremberg in Berlin.
July 29th 1928: A 5-2 victory over Hertha BSC in Altona, earns HSV the German Championship.
September 1937: For 50 year anniversary celebrations, friendlies are arranged with Nuremberg and Schalke 04.
July 16th 1945: HSV?s first match after the war is against Altona 93. The 2-0 winning team is:
J?rissen, Adamkiewicz, Been, Greifenberg, Erwin Seeler, Kn?ppel Struck, Stenull, Rohwedder, Ventzke, Melkonian.
June 30th 1949: Georg Knoepfle moves from Arminia Hannover to take over as trainer. He brings Jupp Posipal with him as his assistant.
This museum specially designed for children has a lot to see and experience, like Greatgrandma's kitchen. Children have a lot of fun learning about everyday's life and to explore the environment.
There are special offers for schools or for childrens birthdays.
In Neumühlen/Övelgönne you can find the Museumshafen (museum harbor). It is just a little marina type place with a couple of old boats and ships there. I am not even sure, if you have to pay to get onto them, I just remember going there every once in awhile and usually having some cake and coffee there....!
You can either walk from the Altona train station, or take a bus or the boat to Neumühlen.