From craft beer tastings to scenic boat cruises, there’s plenty to do in Hamburg. Bike through different neighborhoods, see some street art, and venture out to the countryside—here’s how to spend three days in this northern German port city.
Kehrwieder 2-4/Block D, Hamburg, 20457
Situated in a historic warehouse in Hamburg’s UNESCO-listed Speicherstadt district, Miniatur Wunderland took more than 17 years to construct. The expansive, highly detailed display areas—including Central Germany, Knuffingen (a fictional German town), Austria, Hamburg, America, Scandinavia, Switzerland, and Italy—are works of art. In addition to tableaus from everyday life, the railroad includes scenes from Star Wars, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Superman, and other fictional worlds. To learn more about how the installations are made, you can visit the artisans in their studios.
Save time at the entrance by booking your ticket online in advance. Alternatively, enjoy a guided, personalized experience when you stop by as part of a private city tour. The Hamburg Card also includes admission to Miniatur Wunderland.
Things to know before you go
- Miniatur Wunderland has restrooms, comfortable seats, a play area, and other amenities.
- Miniatur Wunderland is fully accessible to wheelchairs, and hosts Wheelchair Mondays every month or two.
- Children under 3 feet (1 meter) tall receive free entry, while those under age 16 get a 50 percent discount.
- Try the currywurst at the on-site bistro.
How to get there
Miniatur Wunderland is easy to get to by public transit. Take U-Bahn (subway) line U3 to Baumwall, U1 to Messberg, or U4 to Überseequartier. Alternatively, take S-Bahn (over-ground train) line S1 or S3 to Stadthausbrücke, or hop on bus #6. Taxis are also plentiful.
When to get there
Miniatur Wunderland is typically open every day, all year round, often with extended hours on weekends, and during school holidays. For fewer crowds, go on a weekday or get there early.
Events at Miniatur Wunderland
To complement its installations, Miniatur Wunderland hosts a regular series of recurring events. Wunderland at Night, for example, lets you see a new side of the models and explore after normal visiting hours. Or, sign up for Culinary Trip Around the World, which offers tastings of a range of dishes corresponding to the geographical display areas.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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