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Spicy's Gewuerzmuseum

Am Sandtorkai 34 | Speicherstadt, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 367989
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Nice little musee

The place is good but small, but it's ok because it's cheap. I am a good cook, and still I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yohan B
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Annemasse, France
This is a great Historical Site

I don't understand why there are low ratings for this site. The best museums are the ones that are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gary W
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Toronto, Canada
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On 350 m² we show more than 900 exhibits originated from the last 5 centuries. They give you details about the different possibilities of application and processing of raw spices. Moreover, there are approx. 50 kinds of raw spices you can smell, touch or even taste, if you like. The spices are partly exposed in original packing (sacks or chests) as they come from the different countries of origin, or on plates.
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  • Average30%
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  • Terrible10%
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Am Sandtorkai 34 | Speicherstadt, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is good but small, but it's ok because it's cheap. I am a good cook, and still I discovered 3 new spices, I did not knew it was possible at my age... I liked it, but if you don't speak german it can...More

Thank Yohan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't understand why there are low ratings for this site. The best museums are the ones that are real and old. The ones that do not have flashy displays but are raw and in your face. This is one of those museums. Bags of...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I visited with a friend on a Saturday afternoon. There were quite a few people here. It's only 5 Euros and you even get a pack of pepper as a gift which is a nice idea. You can smell and feel all the different kinds...More

Thank Linatravels
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Small musuem bit dated but you can smell the spices. Not much info on English. Nice to see old grinding machines and be in old warehouse. Shop on same floor has great selection of spices and teas too. Not sure if they are connected.

Thank Wraxall_Travellers
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Awful museum. It's dusty, the staff is unfriendly to the max, the exhibits are old and cheap. Total waste of money. BUT there is an amazing spice shop next door, that has nothing to do with the museum and it is exactly the journey through...More

Thank martina_libi
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Small and interesting museum for those spices and exotic smells. A bit amateurish but a very good start since it is the first of its kind.

1  Thank ioannis85
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Oh, this place is so great! It's a spice museum! You can find plenty of information about spices, their origins, their usage and how there were and are imported. The space is actually in the Speicherstadt, the largest warehouse district in the world, located right...More

1  Thank Shinylifeforme
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Really not worth €5 entry. This can not be classified as a museum - it is more like an old store cupboard with really old displays. The spice shop opposite is far better, the employee much more helpful and the spices are fresh! Give the...More

Thank matdro
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Interesting little place. On entry you also get a free pack of black pepper, which was nice but unexpected! Very few of the labels are in English though.

Thank HodgesPW
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went here expecting an array of spices and history. First of all, the museum is very small. It's only one room, and although you can touch and smell the spices, we were done in about 15 minutes. If you are unable to read German,...More

1  Thank durianfan76
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