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European Hansemuseum

An der Untertrave 1, 23552 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+49 451 8090990
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Specialized museum dealing with the early history of European trade

This is a very modern museum dealing mainly with the history of trade in Europe and beyond. It... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jimandcarolstravels
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very interesting

A very interactive museum. The comments were also in English. It has a very modern look. Worth de... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
AnneToussaint
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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 museum to convey an informative and fascinating impression of the world of the Hanse, whose legacy can still be felt today. Novgorod, Lübeck, Bruges, Bergen and London represent selected stages in the history of the Hanse.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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An der Untertrave 1, 23552 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a very modern museum dealing mainly with the history of trade in Europe and beyond. It centers on Lubeck but includes much more. There is plenty of information in English and interesting visuals. If you are a history buff, you will love this...More

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Thank you for the great rating, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit at the European Hansemuseum. We have a special programme for children, schools and families - special guided tours as well as holiday programmes and workshops - so we do hope all...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A very interactive museum. The comments were also in English. It has a very modern look. Worth de visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

You need about 2 - 3 hours to grasp all that is included. High tech exhibits, dioramas, artifacts, art, larger than life Lubeck notables and their stories. Best museum in Northern Germany. My gal never heard of the hansa League before coming here, eventhough she...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many museums have tried to embrace modern technology, but in my experience, none has managed it as well as the European Hanse Museum. Your ticket has an RFID (contactless) tag in it. At the start of your tour you set a language and choose a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ours was a Hanse League themed trip! That brought four of us to Lubeck, as well as Luneberg, Hamburg, Stockholm, and Bergen. This museum was the mother-ship for our exploration of the Hanseatic League. The splendid, interactive museum is rich in information. But even our...More

Thank KennethEast
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum specialises in the history of the Hanseatic League and made an important topic come alive in a way museums don't always do. Lots of interactive stations and some customisation of interests were excellent. It took us about 3 hours to work our way...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a short stop-over in Lübeck but wanted to make a little more of it than just spending the night in a hotel. So we decided to visit the Hansa museum as soon as it opened in the morning. For two adults and two kids...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this museum. Dedicated to telling the story of the Hanseatic League it gives an excellent experience of the times through mock-ups of scenes of the time. Fantastic use of technology to personalise your visit with content in German, English, Russian and Swedish....More

Thank Nick W
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a really well-done museum, with a lot of depth and a good use of technology and integrating an archeological excavation into the museum itself. I didn't know very much about Hansa before the museum, and now I learned a lot in a VERY...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

I have an ancestral interest in the Hanseatic League, and having just been to Bergen and visited the museum there, I was keen to see the one in Lubeck and learn more about the history. What a fabulous place! It is very interactive, your ticket...More

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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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