History Fanatic Tour

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Price: 200 € / group
  • Max. 15 persons
  • Meeting Point: History Museum


A crash course in Hamburg's history and culture and in one compact tour. Come visit the Hamburg Museum of History and get a guided tour through over 1,200 years of Hamburgs history. From the citys humble beginnings as a religious outpost to its rise as Germanys second largest city; there is a world of secrets just waiting to be unlocked!

This tour is ideal for those who want to learn all about Hamburg in a short period of time. The tour takes place entirely inside making it ideal for those days when the weather doesn't allow for an outdoor tour. 

This tour will cover the following topics:

  • Founding of the city
  • Becoming a Free-city-state
  • The Hanseatic League
  • Klaus Störterbecker the pirate
  • The Reformation
  • Napoleon occupies Hamburg 
  • 30 years War
  • The Great Fire of 1842
  • Industrial revolution
  • Cholera 1892
  • Colonial period in Hamburg
  • WW1
  • Hyperinflation in Hamburg
  • WW2
  • Post-war period

This tour can be adapted to fit more specialised topics. Perhaps you would like a museum tour all based around WW2 or the Hanseatic League or another topic not listed here? No problem! Just let us know and we will put together a specialised tour for your chosen topic.

*Note entrance tickets are NOT included in the price of the tour. These cost 5€ per person. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays.

Top add-ons

  • Pick-up and Drop-off service
  • Specialised tour topic
  • Include entrance tickets

Note: For these or any other add-ons or modifications please contact us directly.

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