"Altonaer Museum" Hamburg Things to Do Tip by S.Cunis

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  Altonaer Museum
by S.Cunis

The Altonaer Museum has some permanent exhibits, of which I especially like the part about historic ships and fishing. Altona had a long history of sea trade and fishing and was in constant rivalry with Hamburg, which was directly adjacent to the east. Supporting industries for ships and also fish processing developed later in Ottensen, which then was the western industrial suburb of Altona.
(e.g. propeller foundry Zeise (Schiffsschraubenfabrik Theodor Zeise), and many others)

But they also have interesting changing exhibits.
For instance I enjoyed one about danish painting, or one about the Elbe river ... And currently they have an exhibition with old photographs showing people from the early 20th century from Northern Germany.
(To find out about their changing exhibits, visit their web-site.)

Address: Museumstraße 23, 22765 Hamburg
Directions: When you go by foot directly from Altona train station to the Elbe river, you most-likely walk along Altonaer Museum
othercontact: e-mail: info@altonaermuseum
Phone: (x-49-40) 428 135 3582
Website: http://www.altonaermuseum.de/en/en/

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  • Updated Aug 20, 2015
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