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Family Port Tour

1. Family Port Tour

Throughout this tour you will receive the answers to your questions about Hamburg’s port, such as why are the merchants’ houses standing in the water? What is inside the famous warehouses in the Speicherstadt? How do the huge ships get into a dry-dock? And what is an “English closet”? Explore Hamburg’s waterfront on foot and by ferry and hear fascinating stories of merchants and pirates, spices and goods from all over the world, and of old ships and modern container vessels. Take a guided walk along the canals and waterways of the historic port area in the Speicherstadt and Hafencity, as well as in the historic Deichstraße. You can also see the famous Elbphilharmonie and the Landungsbrücken and enjoy impressive harbor vistas. Throughout your tour you will be able to enjoy the maritime atmosphere along the canals and the river Elbe, taking in stunning views along the way.

Hamburg: Discovery Dock Experience

2. Hamburg: Discovery Dock Experience

Embark on a digital and interactive experience through the heart of Hamburg. Learn about what goes on in and around the city. Your experienced tour guide will lead you on a journey through its history and introduce you to a world of technology and vision. Breathtakingly realistic and fascinatingly informative – the Discovery Dock turns Hamburg into a multimedia adventure playground, a digital and interactive experience for the curious, adventurous and inquisitive. Load container ships as crane operators, experience the G20 summit as a reporter, support customs in the search for smuggled goods, enjoy a virtual concert, fly over Hamburg, stand next to a container ship in a dry dock and observe the movements of the ships day and night. Prepare to be inspired by the interactive, trend-setting mixed-reality experience that virtually brings the city to life by way of state-of-the-art virtual-reality technologies, projections, live simulations, as well as sound and light effects.

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What people are saying about Elbphilharmonie

Super cool and interesting. Insights into everyday life at the port of Hamburg, but creative. You learn and "play" at the same time. Interactive Learning. It was really a great visit!

A different kind of "museum" offers different insights with very nice people who answer all questions and know a lot. Highly recommended!

Very interesting and informative. Nice support on site, who also intervenes to help if something doesn't work out so well...

Interesting, child-friendly, varied ... not only for the "little ones" a great guide. Nicole did a great job!

Very nice staff, everything was explained very well and very instructive.