Altonaer Museum, Norddeutsches Landesmuseum

Foyer, ©
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Sammlung, ©
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Galionsfigurensaal, ©
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Säulenhalle, ©
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All fotos by Jens Oestreicher. The urban development and architectural expansion of Altona gave the district a new identity with its town hall, square and train station, also included plans for a museum. It was built between 1889 and 1901. Unfortunately, little remains of the once magnificent building after it was destroyed during the war and rebuilt in a modern style. Main areas of interest in the museum are the natural history of Northern Germany, art and culture, urban and regional history, farm houses and the history of Schleswig Holstein. A remarkable collection of figure-heads from sailing ships and a great section of old toys are further attractions. The adjacent vocational school, built between 1927 and 1930, has a concrete frame with decorative verdegris plates, reminding us of how material of this kind was used in the past.

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Locations nearby

The train station of Altona is a dead-end station and an important crosspoint for national, regional and local transport.Build in 1979, the building was reconstructed in 2005/2006 and involves now shopping possibilities and gastronomy. A car park … 
Details of Bahnhof Altona
22765 Hamburg
The Stuhlmann well showed its water display first in 1900. Enormous centaurs who fight about a catch of fish are the core elements of this fountain, symbolising the competition between the fish-markets of Hamburg and Altona. Triton and Nixe frame … 
Details of Stuhlmannbrunnen
22765 Hamburg
Museumsstraße 23
22765 Hamburg
Ansprechpartner Jens Oestreicher

Local contact
Public authorities
Bezirksamt Hamburg Altona, Dezernat für Wirtschaft, Bauen und Umwelt
Servicezentrum, Sondernutzungszentrale
Jessenstraße 1-3
22765 Hamburg
Phone 040-428 11 62 - 33 / -34
040-428 11 62-39
Polizeikommissariat 21
Mörkenstraße 30
22767 Hamburg
Phone 040-428 65 21 -20/-21/-22
040-4 27 31 22 380