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Hamburg Dungeon

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Address: Kehrwieder 2, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

Experience 600 years of dark history of the Hanseatic city. 13 shows in a...

Experience 600 years of dark history of the Hanseatic city. 13 shows in a unique location. That's us - the Hamburg Dungeon!

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Best Afternoon in a Long Time!

The Hamburger Dungeon was different from but much more than I expected. I expected a theatric show about Hamburg history. What I received was 100 minutes of history light infused... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Hamburg, Germany
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first part was kind of boring and not really scary, the rides weren't exciting and only one of the shows was creepy. The sanatorium was way to creepy for children and unexpected after the first part. We didn't enjoy our visit at all and found the acting very poor!

Thank hamburgerin10
Hamburg, Germany
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43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Hamburger Dungeon was different from but much more than I expected. I expected a theatric show about Hamburg history. What I received was 100 minutes of history light infused with terror, special effects, and rides. The history portion is weak (dates are sketchy or not at all stated). There was a section on the Inquisition, which really made no... More 

Thank Elbefrau
London, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

If you've ever been to a Dungeon in another city, you know what you're in for. There are English tours available and I highly recommend you book one of those if you don't speak German. You will learn about the history of Hamburg in a very entertaining and interactive way. From the inquisition over the black plague to piracy and... More 

Thank Shinylifeforme
Hamburg, Germany
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The place where Hamburg history is told in a scary and entertaining way. The "smuggling" ride and the free-fall were a cool addition. Recommended, although not sure it's worth 25.50 E. Probably because of all the nice actors who performed very well and involved the public in the stories. All except the first "Igor" guy, who was bored and did... More 

Thank alincucean
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74 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Waited in a short 15 minute queue, testament no doubt to the popularity and success of this attraction. On arriving at the ticket desk we were informed it was a 1.5 hour spoken tour only available in German!! Hugely disappointed that in today's age no translation service either spoken or recorded was available, fail to see how this can call... More 

Thank DavidM299
Moscow, Russia
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We have been to English version (which is only possible to take couple of days a week and at 10 am). We bought tickets in advance (on official website via credit card). So no queues... The show (can't say that it is just regular excursion) was very cool! historical facts are much more interesting if to add medieval looking actors,... More 

Thank Piratgirl
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We went there thinking we could visit but the line was around the corner of people waiting to get in, not even to buy tickets as they have been sold out for weeks

Thank Justinefino
Dublin, Ireland
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124 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Good location, really interested in going but they only offer two English speaking tours per week (10:00 am Saturdays and Sundays)

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Merlin E, Guest relations at Hamburg Dungeon, responded to this review

Hi J183, Thanks for taking the time for a feedback. We are already working on a plan how we can offer more English tours since more and more international visitors are in town. By the way we already offer another tour on Friday at 10am and during the week (Monday to Thursday) you can book an English tour at 4pm.... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I visited with friends and despite it was to me not scary at all, we had a lot of fun there. It's very interactive. I was impressed by how big the installations seem to be. The little spin wheel with gift at the door was one of my favorite things.

Thank Simonetta8721
Merlin E, Guest relations at Hamburg Dungeon, responded to this review

Hi Simonetta8721, Thanks for the very good review. You must be quite tough if not even Maria Katharina can scare you ;) Have a horrible day The Hamburg Dungeon Team More 

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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

After a shaky start (took the money twice when booking on-line) and told us to come back from 2pm to 4pm as only time they would be doing an English session, we eventually got in about 4.20pm. Once in though we had a great time. Very interactive and the actors were great. Was my favourite part of the trip apart... More 

Thank Cal296
Merlin E, guest relations at Hamburg Dungeon, responded to this review

Hello Cal296, Thank you for your review and great to hear that our attraction was one of your highlights in Hamburg. We hope you got everything sorted out with the tickets. In a case like this our call centre is more than happy to help. Have a horrible day The Hamburg Dungeon Team More 

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