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Panoptikum, Hamburg

3.6
#11 of 65 in Museums in Hamburg
Open for more than a century, Panoptikum holds court as the oldest wax museum in Germany. Get up close to more than 120 figures, including political ones like Barack Obama, religious ones like the pope, and personalities from art and music, such as the Beatles and Mozart. Popular culture is represented, too, with characters like Harry Potter. A separate section holds the museum's original works, designed to educate people with displays about widespread diseases. This section is kept separate for those who would prefer not to see graphic displays. Unlike many museums of this kind, flash photography is permitted. Take a look at our Hamburg vacation planning tool to schedule your visit to Panoptikum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • As the oldest traditional attraction on St. Pauli, which is still in family hands, today's visit was truly worth it. The great-grandson and now-energized managing director Mr. Färber has offered in his very entertaining tour a true range of information about the waxwork cabinet. A nice, and probably the last alternative to Madame Toussaud!
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  • Beautifully designed exhibition. Friendly, funny staff. Maria found it "cool" The exhibits are mostly very successful.
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  • Its is a small museum and and there are many wax idols of different Famous people doesnt matter the country they belong. From Donald trump to Beatles. There are many idols and they also provide a small phone like guide Where you press the number assigned to individual idol they the phone will brief you about the idol. It is a nice experience. And yes the entry is paid.
  • Expected something better, but for such price is ok..
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