The Top 10 Destinations in Hamburg for Families
Sailor in the port of Hamburg
Find at the “Landungsbrücken” (Hamburg pier) the museum sailing ship Rickmer-Rickmers, which was built in 1896. Children and adults can try out their climbing skills and enjoy in 35m height a fantastic view over the harbor of Hamburg.
Great theater for the little ones
Hamburg’s puppet theatre offers for families with small children great puppet plays and is ideal if the weather is too cold and rainy. The schedule has something for every taste.
The Speicherstadtmuseum (warehouse district museum) offers not only interesting information, but also organized discovery tours for children aged 6 -12 years of age. The tour takes about 90 minutes and you will get many interesting and unusual questions answered.
Flying bananas at Hamburg Fish Market
Whoever thought that only fish is sold at Hamburg’s fish market, is completely wrong. The famous market stall holders try to sell anything and everything to the people. It is very funny to watch this colorful bustle as they do anything to attract attention, even juggle bananas. Plants, flowers, sausage and of course, all sorts of fish are sold here. A worthwhile trip for the whole family.
The Hagenbecker Zoo
Always a special experience for young and old. Spend a day in the 25-hectare Hagenbecker Zoo and discover nearly 2,000 animals. Who dares, can feed powerful elephants in the elephant house and in the tropical house are interesting amphibians and fearsome crocodiles behind thick glass.
The Miniatur Wunderland
The Miniatur Wunderland is the largest model railway in the world and is located in the old warehouse district of Hamburg. The attention to detail is evident everywhere. More than 580,000 man hours have been invested in the construction of the miniature places, the tracks are 13.000m long. You need to plan a view hours time to visit this stunning wonderworld.
Water-air concerts in the park Planten un Blomen
One of our most beautiful tip is to visit the colored water light concerts in the Planten un Blomen park on the park lake. Admire in the evening the colorfully lit fountains, which are fully synchronized with the music playing. For your children this is a very special experience in the dark.
Experience ocean liner live
Cruise ships anchor almost daily at the Cruise Center HafenCity. Seeing these huge steel giants once up close, is impressive. Find arrival information on the Internet.
The old Elbe tunnel - a mysterious attraction
The old Elbe tunnel should not be forgotten on a sightseeing tour. The 426-meter-long tunnel leads from the pier to the other bank of the Elbe and it is free. On the other side, you receive a great panoramic view of the pier and the Michel.
Hamburg from above
One of the many churches in Hamburg is the Michel. Climb up the many steps to be rewarded with a great view at 106m over Hamburg. Get a look at one or two attractions of Hamburg already and plan your journey there.
If you wish to see Hamburg from above, you can always ask our staff and we get you on request entry to our hotel roof.Families can enjoy our offer, which includes admission to the zoo and the Miniatur Wunderland. Book right here 4 days in Hamburg from 218.00€ per adult.