The Kunsthalle Hamburg is an art museum in Hamburg, Germany. The museum was established in 1869 and got its name Kunsthalle from being an ‘art hall’.The Kunsthalle cover seven centuries of European art, from the 14th century onward; it has art from many famous European painters. The museum stretches over three buildings with the original Kunsthalle opening in 1869 and the two later buildings being opened in 1921 and 1997.
The museum is located in the Altstadt district of Hamburg. The local transport system provides travel to the museum. By underground, get the U-Bahn lines 1, 2 or 3 to ‘Hauptbahnhof’ station which is a few minutes walk away. By the S-Bahn train get either the S1, S2, S3, S11 or S21 to ‘Hauptbahnhof’ and walk the short distance. The number 112 bus also travels towards the museum. If travelling by car, paid parking is available close to the museum at the ‘Gallery of Contemporary Art’.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open on six days of the week, Tuesday to Sunday 10am-6pm except for Thursday when the museum closes later than usual at 9 pm. Monday is a day of closure. Admission to the museum for adults is set at 14 euros with discounted prices available for children and other concessions.