The International Maritime Museum Hamburg is housed in the former Kaispeicher B. The Kaispeicher B (1878/79) is older than the Speicherstadt and the oldest surviving Speicherbauwerk in Hamburg. After extensive renovation, the Kaispeicher B received a new use by the museum, it was not without criticism at the beginning. The collection of Peter Team formed the foundation and was considerably expanded. It is an outstanding museum of seafaring and worth a visit for anyone interested in the history and development of seafaring.Sources:
January 27, 2018
The International Maritime Museum Hamburg is a museum in Hamburg. For this purpose, the Kaispeicher B was rebuilt and rebuilt with great effort in Hamburg's Speicherstadt. The opening took place on June 25, 2008 in the presence of Federal President Horst Köhler and Hamburg Mayor Ole von Beust. The museum is considered a world-class maritime museum.
October 31, 2017
Experience shipping in Hamburg's oldest surviving storage building in the middle of HafenCity. The International Maritime Museum Hamburg offers a unique discovery tour across nine themed decks. The content of the museum is Prof. Peter Tamm's largest private maritime collection worldwide. Only here you can see the "Queen of the Seas", QUEEN MARY 2, made of one million Lego bricks with light and sound. Or discover valuable ships made of gold, silver and amber in the treasury.Amazed: The big world of small ships - 40,000 miniature models show the development of shipping. Wind and waves, explorers and pirates, luxury liners and container giants - the International Maritime Museum offers history and seafaring at your fingertips with more than 100,000 exhibits.A whole deck is dedicated to marine research. This is where the oceanographic institutes of the German Marine Research Consortium (KDM) show their work. Samples from the seabed or films from the deep sea let young and old visitors rediscover our oceans.Real seafarers also regularly lead visitors through the museum. These captain tours on various topics are particularly popular. Visitors to the maritime lectures are welcome every Saturday at 2 p.m. Experts with sea experience give speeches and pictures about maritime topics. There you can learn in a relaxed atmosphere what you always wanted to know about ship engines, container transport or the tasks of an Elblot pilot. An overview of the development of their port is certainly interesting for hamburgers. Participation is included in the museum price. Dates and detailed descriptions of the individual lectures can be found on the current website imm-hamburg.de.museum.de/museen/internationales-maritimes-museum-hamburg
March 1, 2020
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