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European Hansemuseum

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This museum is built on the site of an archeological dig that exposed the stratification of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CJoutandabout
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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Great intro to area's history

We had one day to spend in Lubeck, and I'm glad we came here early in our visit. It was a very good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cathy W
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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The European Hansemuseum is the largest museum in the world dedicated to the history of the Hanse. A combination of staged historical scenes, cabinets with valuable original objects, the latest museum technology and interactive features enable the...more
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An der Untertrave 1, 23552 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is built on the site of an archeological dig that exposed the stratification of the site back through the Hanseatic period to the very start of Lubeck. Truest fascinating exhibits and scenes that incorporate the site foundations. Captivating 2 hour walk through the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Hansemuseum, Mitarbeiterin Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at European Hansemuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and the great rating - we're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit at our museum.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had one day to spend in Lubeck, and I'm glad we came here early in our visit. It was a very good overview of the city's history and development. Located in a lovely historic building, it was fun to explore. Probably spent 1.5 hours...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Hansemuseum, Mitarbeiterin Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at European Hansemuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing our museum and for the great rating. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at our museum.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I knew quite a bit about the Hanse already and was very keen to see the museum. What a great addition to Luebeck! Firstly the architecture itself is worth a look. Great coming together of the existing structures and the new building. Once inside, the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Hansemuseum, Mitarbeiterin Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at European Hansemuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great rating and for taking the time to review our museum - we're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit! The ticket is in fact valid the whole day, so you may take a break inbetween and then come back...More

Reviewed 29 November 2018

This outstanding, modern and extremely well equiped Museum in the beautiful hanseatic town of Lübeck is a MUST if you are interested in the history of central and northern Europe. Only "but": a good portion of time is needed to appraise this complex topic. Time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Hansemuseum, Mitarbeiterin Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at European Hansemuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Thank you so much for your great review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at our museum.

Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

This fascinating museum simply must not be missed in any visit to Lübeck. It provides a comprehensive and tactile insight into this oldest of all Northern European trading alliances. The exhibits, customised language descriptions (based on your personally configured bar code card) audios and participative...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Hansemuseum, Mitarbeiterin Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at European Hansemuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Thank you very much for this great review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the exhibtion, our museum and its concept.

Reviewed 28 October 2018

This is a very good, if a rather serious museum on the Hansa trading network, of which Lübeck was the central hub. Good points.....it is not dumbed down unlike many British museums which now cater for an average age of 6-! I doubt if children...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Hansemuseum, Mitarbeiterin Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at European Hansemuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you so much for the great review! We really appreciate that you took the time to review our museum so detailed and are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We'll make sure to pass on the praise to our café as well.

Reviewed 20 October 2018

This is a beautiful and interestingly laid out museum, with massive amounts of information and visuals to plow through. It's essentially a guided tour without the 'live' guide, as you wend your way from one exhibit to the next, all with focus and relation to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Hansemuseum, Mitarbeiterin Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at European Hansemuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your evaluation and feedback, we really appreciate it that you took the time to review our museum from your point of view, as well as from your childrens.

Reviewed 19 October 2018

Fascinating, dramatically displayed historical information, and get this..... personalized to your language and highlighting the European area of interest to you. I’ve been to a lot of museums and this one is the first I have been moved to review. Each room was a delight!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Hansemuseum, Mitarbeiterin Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at European Hansemuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you so much for your great review. We're very happy to hear that you had such a good time at our museum. Thanks for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The history of the Hanseatic League is fascinating and well presented at this museum. The personalised approach, where your electronic ticket selects your chosen language for each exhibit, is very user-friendly. Be aware that the museum is very popular, particularly with school groups- our arrival...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Hansemuseum, Mitarbeiterin Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at European Hansemuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you very much for the great review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at our museum. Thank you also for your remark on the layout of our rooms. Our museum is handicapped accessible and while planning and building the museum it...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018

This museum is a cultural, historical, and educational tour de force. It succeeds in bringing to life the commercial, social, and technological aspects that prevailed during the several hundred years when the Hanseatic League was a major factor in European trade. Your admission ticket allows...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Hansemuseum, Mitarbeiterin Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at European Hansemuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you so much for your great review! We're happy to hear that you had such a good time experiencing our exhibition.

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Depends how thoroughly you read and listen to the displyed, immense material. For us 2 hours was pretty ok.
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