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Museum fur Volkerkunde

Neighbourhood: Rotherbaum
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Address: Rothenbaumchaussee 64, 20148 Hamburg, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 40 4288790
10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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Lovely visit - very quiet as i didnt turn up until gone 3pm. Was quite interesting. I ended up following a school group round - usually annoying, but was nice watching the kids... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2014
Reading, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is an excellent museum for those who are interested in how different cultures live/lived. The varied exhibitions rooms are spread over 2 floors and each room contains items and exhibits from a different culture. There are also special exhibitions here and at the time of my visit, there was an exhibition about how people live in the arctic environment.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Principally the collection is from the Americas and Oceania. The museum is spread out over two floors. On the ground floor there are works from native North Americans as well as Inuit culture. This leads on to works from Incan and other pre-Colombian cultures in the Andes and Colombia/Venezuala. It also has a Treasury of excavated gold and other precious... More 

Thank Gerard_S77
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

For those who are interested of different cultures this museum is really worthwhile to go. Thw building as such is interesting to see and look around. Eg. About the culture of Indians in North America as such, cloths, textiles and about their everyday living in reservates was breathtaking to learn. How did they survive and how the tribes were merged?... More 

Thank Maari100
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

Amazing collection of creative masks, instruments and buildings particularly from the South Pacific - don't miss this topclass museum & forget the undeservedly low ranking in the list of Hamburg attractions.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Lovely visit - very quiet as i didnt turn up until gone 3pm. Was quite interesting. I ended up following a school group round - usually annoying, but was nice watching the kids trying out the instruments and excited about teepees! If only i was a kid again!

Thank Soph86_13

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