BallinStadt - Port of Dreams

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Hamburg: 1-Day Hop-on Hop-off Cruise with Live Commentary

1. Hamburg: 1-Day Hop-on Hop-off Cruise with Live Commentary

Discover the culture and maritime flair of Hamburg. On this hop-on hop-off harbor tour, you will explore the Port of Hamburg, the Speicherstadt, and HafenCity by barge in 90 minutes. The barge calls at the St. Pauli Landing Bridges, Bridge 10, and the major tourist attractions daily. The special feature of the tour is that you only pay once and can enjoy the day with any number of stops with the hop-on hop-off ticket to explore the individual attractions onshore. These include BallinStadt, the Hafenmuseum Hamburg, the new Elbarkaden with the exhibition “The Flood”, the International Maritime Museum, and the traditional ship harbor in HafenCity, the historical Speicherstadt, the Miniatur Wunderland, and the Cap San Diego. During the tour you will learn interesting information from the live commentary onboard in English and German. Stops: Landing Bridges, Bridge 10 Elbe Island – Wilhelmsburg BallinStadt Hafenmuseum Hamburg International Maritime Museum Elbe Philharmonic Hall Speicherstadt – Wunderland – Dungeon Cap San Diego Landing Bridge 10

Hamburg: Emigration Museum BallinStadt Entry Ticket

2. Hamburg: Emigration Museum BallinStadt Entry Ticket

Find out why Hamburg is commonly known as the ‘gateway to the world’’ with a visit to the BallinStadt museum. Learn the important role that the city has played in the emigration of millions of Europeans since the 16th century. Discover the 2 exhibition halls of the interactive museum: Port of Dreams: an interactive exhibition that tells the story of people longing to leave Europe and the story of the person that made it possible, Albert Ballin – the namesake of the museum. Learn how they arrived and lived in Hamburg whilst waiting to be shipped off to the new world. Understand what the daily life inside an emigration camp looked like and the challenges of starting a new life in a far-flung place. World in Transit: a multi-visual exhibition that highlights emigration and immigration over the last 5 centuries. In 14 themed rooms gain insight into various countries that feel far away and yet are so familiar. Learn about the pull and push factors associated with starting over and gain insights into the occasionally personal reasons for emigration. Stop by the third specialty exhibition, whose subject changes every few months. Use the research station to follow your own family history with the world’s largest genealogical database.

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What people are saying about BallinStadt - Port of Dreams

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 89 reviews

Full five stars for a wonderful trip that can only be recommended to every Hamburg traveler. The welcome on board was warm and what was important to us, compliance with the mask requirement was observed. (On other ships you could see that this was not the case) Live moderation in two languages, coffee and a well-stocked range of drinks round off the thing. The offer of a hop-on hop-off barge trip is unique. This gives you the opportunity to see the individual attractions on land. Here we would like to mention the BallinStadt emigration museum, which is a little out of the way and is still approached. We can only recommend the trip and would and will certainly book it again on our next visit.

Great trip on the Elbe and in the harbor. We drove through Unsesco World Heritage (old warehouses) and got off there. After visiting the Museum Maritim, we got back on board. New city and concert Elbphilharmonie was explained great and looks great from the water. The captain told entertaining and funny stories. Recommended and a must.

We really liked the actual tour as well as the support on the ship and the very relaxed way of passing on important information in an entertaining way.

Super nice child-friendly and helpful staff. Get funny and interesting information that doesn't get annoying. Absolutely to suggest.

Very informative and funny tour to be recommended to everyone who goes to Hamburg