Here you can find all the information you need when visiting the museum and its accompanying locations.

Opening Hours

Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 – 17:00
closed on Mondays

Tickets & Admission Fees*

Adults: 6 euros
Admission Free: all ages up to 17
Reduced: 4 euros

Online Ticket

You can also book your tickets using our online shop. The tickets are valid during the complete running time of the exhibitions.


Opening Hours Public Holidays 2021/2022


Reformation Day 31.10.2021 (Sun) open 10.00 to 17.00

Christmas Eve 24.12.2021 (Fri) closed

Christmas day 25.12.2021 (Sat) closed

2nd Day of Christmas 26.12.2021 (Sun) open 10.00 to 17.00

New Year’s Eve 31.12.2021 (Fri) closed

New Year 01.01.2022 (Sa) closed

Good Friday 02.04.2022 (Fri) open 10.00 to 17.00

Easter Sunday 17.04.2022 (Sun) open 10.00 to 17.00

Easter Monday 18.04.2022 (Mon) closed

Day of Work 01.05.2022 (Sun) open 10.00 to 17.00

Ascension 26.05.2022 (Thu) open 10.00 to 17.00

Pentecost Sunday 05.06.2022 (Sun) open 10.00 to 17.00

Whit Monday 06.06.2022 (Mon) closed

Day of German Unity 03.10.2022 (Mon) closed

Reformation Day 31.10.2022 (Mo) [to be announced]

Christmas Eve 24.12.2022 (Sat) closed

Christmas day 25.12.2022 (Sun) closed

2nd Day of Christmas 26.12.2022 (Mon) closed

New Year’s Eve 31.12.2022 (Sat) closed


Getting Here

The museums are situated in Hamburg Harburg – in Hamburg’s south, only a few paces away from the Harburg townhall and easy to reach with public transportation.

Public Transportation:
With the S-Bahn lines 3 and 31 you reach the station “Harburg Rathaus” directly. From there just follow the signs saying “Museum”. Both houses can be reached in only a few minutes of walking distance from each other.

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Archäologisches Museum

Archaeological Museum Hamburg

Helms Museum

Permanent Exhibition

In addition to its main houses the museum offers events and exhibitions also at other locations.

All Locations
Helms Lounge

Gastronomy Helms Lounge

We invite you to conclude your visit to the Archaeological Museum Hamburg in the stylish ambience of the “Helms Lounge”, located in the foyer of the building. Enjoy a coffee, glass of wine or a light snack at the bar or indulge in a culinary experience inspired by the flavours of Afghanistan at our restaurant.
Opening hours: Tues–Sat 9:30 – 22:00; Sun 9:30 – 18:00;
closed on Mondays.

For further information and the menu, please visit: or call +49 (0)40 767 55 799.

Helms Lounge

Museum Shop

The shop of the museum offers a wide variety of goods for every taste and purse. The range includes an extensive collection of books, brochures and exhibition catalogues, exhibition gift ideas, mammoth ivory jewellery, a great selection of children’s books concerning archaeology and plushies for our little visitors.

Helms Lounge


The library of the Archaeological Museum Hamburg houses the most comprehensive collection of literature on the archaeology of Northern Germany, the regional history and the history of the town of Harburg. It contains more than 55,000 volumes and 300 current journals.

More information


The two buildings housing the permanent and special exhibition are partly accessible for people with impairments. Click here for detailed information (in German):

Please inform yourself about the current situation before your visit by calling the museum: +49 (0)40 42871-2497.

House rules

Detailed information can be found here.