Here you can find all the information you need when visiting the museum and its accompanying locations.
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
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 2019 and 2020
Christmas Eve 24.12.2019 (Tue) closed
Christmas day 25.12.2019 (Wed) closed
2nd Day of Christmas 26.12.2019 (Thu) open 10.00 to 17.00
New Year’s Eve 31.12.2019 (Tue) closed
New Year 01.01.2020 (Wed) closed
Good Friday 10.04.2020 (Fri) closed
Easter Sunday 12.04.2020 (Sun) open 10.00 to 17.00
Easter Monday 13.04.2020 (Mon) closed
Day of Work 01.05.2020 (Fri) closed
Ascension 21.05.2020 (Thu) closed
Pentecost Sunday 31.05.2020 (Sun) open 10.00 to 17.00
Whit Monday 01.06.2020 (Mon) closed
Day of German Unity 03.10.2020 (Sat) open 10.00 to 17.00
Reformation Day 31.10.2020 (Sat) open 10.00 to 17.00
Christmas Eve 24.12.2020 (Thu) closed
Christmas day 25.12.2020 (Fri) closed
2nd Day of Christmas 26.12.2020 (Sat) open 10.00 to 17.00
New Year’s Eve 31.12.2020 (Thu) closed
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.
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.
Archaeological Museum Hamburg
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:
www.helms-lounge.de or call +49 (0)40 767 55 799.
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.
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.
The two buildings housing the permanent and special exhibition are partly accessible for people with impairments. Click here for detailed information (in German):
- Information für Gäste mit kongnitiven Beeinträchtigungen
- Information für Menschen mit Sehbehinderungen und blinde Menschen
- Information für Menschen mit Hörbehinderungen und gehörlose Menschen
- Information für Menschen mit Gehbehinderungen und Rollstuhlfahrer
Please inform yourself about the current situation before your visit by calling the museum: +49 (0)40 42871-2497.