Your ticket to the world of the history of Harburg and Hamburg: Museum Association Harburg Stadt und Land
Dig into the history of Harburg: The association Museums- und Heimatverein Harburg Stadt und Land is supporting the work of the Archaeological Museum Hamburg. The friends of the museum focus their work on the museum’s main topics: The history of the town of Harburg and archaeology.
The museum association organizes field trips and provides the possibility to take part in archaeological excavations. With regard to the town history of Harburg, the association currently puts its focus on industrial history.


Become a member

As a member of the association, you will help make people aware of the importance of history to the present and future. You strengthen the archaeology and ground conservation in Hamburg and the district of Harburg and support the cultural diversity in the south of Hamburg.
Last but not least, you support the work of the museum. Your annual contribution makes it possible to publish the association’s publications „Harburger Jahrbuch“ and „Die Museums-Achse“.


Your benefits

•    Invitations to all exhibition openings and receptions of the Archaeological Museum
•    Opportunities for volunteering at the Museum
•    Reduced admission to all lectures and events of the Archaeological Museum
•    Every new „Harburger Jahrbuch“ for free
•    Diverse study trip programmes at a reduced price
•    Copy of “Die Museums-Achse” (including shipping within Germany)


Free admission to many other historical museums:
As a member of the Museums- und Heimatverein Harburg Stadt und Land, you have free admission to the following houses and sites:
Museum der Arbeit Hamburg – Hafenmuseum – Speicherstadtmuseum
Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte
Altonaer Museum – Jenisch Haus – Heine Haus
Museum für Bergedorf und die Vierlande and Rieck Haus
Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg
Freilichtmuseum am Kiekeberg mit den Außenstellen
Helms-Museum – Stadtmuseum Harburg – Archäologisches Museum Hamburg – Archäologischer Wanderpfad – Bischofsturm


Amount of the annual contribution (minimum contribution)

Individual members: 35, – Euro
Couples: 50, – Euro
Pupils/Students: 5, – Euro
Legal persons/corporate bodies: 75, – Euro


Apply for membership and use free admission immediately

Curious? Convinced? Excited? Then you just need to register. To do so, simply print out the application form, fill it out and send it to the Museums- und Heimatverein Harburg Stadt und Land or give it to one of the museum’s ticket shops. If you hand in your application form at the museum, you can immediately visit the exhibition free of charge. You will soon receive a welcome letter and your starter kit.
Application form as PDF-file (in German)
Articles of association as PDF-file (in German)


Museums- und Heimatverein Harburg Stadt und Land e. V.
Museumsplatz 2
21073 Hamburg
Telephone 040/ 42871-2643
Fax 040/ 42871-2684
Bank accounts:
IBAN: DE70207500000000005231
IBAN: DE80200505501262198482
Please contact the office by e-mail or telephone.


Association board

Here you find the current members of the board of the museum association with their respective functions. The board is in office for three years before new elections. Next election: Annual General Meeting 2017.