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Hamburg Dungeon

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Address: Kehrwieder 2, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

Experience 600 years of dark history of the Hanseatic city. 13 shows in a...

Experience 600 years of dark history of the Hanseatic city. 13 shows in a unique location. That's us - the Hamburg Dungeon!

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For young adults

While the attraction was undeniably fun and a great giggle, it unfortunately did not live up to my expectations. Perhaps I expected the wrong thing, however I wanted to learn a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 September 2016
Le Chable, Switzerland
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The act is quite cool, but I actually thought I'd learn more about those times. The actors are pros, really into their act. Expect to be used as a 'volunteer' ;) A good thing is to buy tickets online, cheaper plus you get in faster.

Thank 2delfina
Bad Fallingbostel, Deutschland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

really good fun. lots of laughs and informative. english tours can be booked online. remember you are walking through dungeons so no high heels

Thank jakurrpa
Level Contributor
24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This is so much fun. They just scare you a little bit. Love them also put some Hamburg history into the scene and stories. Fun to see. 很好玩,參加早上10的English group. 會小小嚇你一下但不至於讓你感到不舒服,裡面還有許多場景都設計得很用心,還有很多互動,非常有趣,大人小孩都會喜歡的地方

Thank Gyolgi H
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Went on the English tour and it was well worth the visit. Highly recommended for young adults. Actors were interactive and the couple of rides were fun.

Thank Timmy_86
Le Chable, Switzerland
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

While the attraction was undeniably fun and a great giggle, it unfortunately did not live up to my expectations. Perhaps I expected the wrong thing, however I wanted to learn a bit about the darker history of Hamburg. It was definitely entertaining and spine tingling, but this was due to the excellent acting of the tour guides and the extensive... More 

1 Thank Lauralikesbreakfast
Baja California, Mexico
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129 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Even if you don't speak german, it deserves a visit (English tour available) this was the firs Dungeon that I have visited and it worth it. From outside it looks small, but it has many scenarios. that are based in disasters that happened in Hamburg . It opens at 10 am and depending the time of the year, it closes... More 

Thank Yael_80x
Rottnest Island, Australia
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121 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Well worth a visit, great visual and verbal displays, need translator if non german speaking. Good history presentation of Hamburg and very interesting. Not for fainthearted as there are some attractions inside that are like show rides. Well done and if you have never done one of Merlin entertainments Dungeons then do this.

Thank Andygrey1
Merlin E, guest relations at Hamburg Dungeon, responded to this review

Hey Andygrey1, Thank you for your great review. We also provide English tours from Friday to Sunday at 10am and for groups we also offer pre booked tours at 4pm during the week. And everyone who doesn't want to go on our rides can skip them, so even the fainthearted are more than welcome to visit ;) Have a horrible... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Honestly I did not know what I should expect from this dungeon, but knowing the one in London I had a different expectation. To me it had far to much of "theater", role plays (by good actors) involving the participants (which I personally don't like). A bit of history of Hamburg and than suddenly it switched to a madhouse scenery,... More 

Thank Giuliano C
Johnson City, Tennessee
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is an interactive event. If you only speak English, you should attend at one of their scheduled times for an English tour. There are two times they take photos of you within your group (even a group of 2). You start out with a photo shoot, which of course they offer you a chance to buy it at the... More 

4 Thank DrAwkard
Southport, United Kingdom
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546 reviews
519 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

The Hamburg Dungeon is a mix of real history and some acting with made-up scenarios. I had wanted to do one of the "Dungeons" tours for a while enjoyed it overall, but I will say it's a little too pricey for the length and more cheesy than scary. Probably best for families with kids who are into gruesome things.

Thank PsychoSavager

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