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Historisches Museum Hannover

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Address: Pferdestr. 6, 30159, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue 10:00 - 19:00
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A lot to see

Very nice museum has lots of stuff to see, all the history of Hannover will at your hands, well organized, gift shop available.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
M W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice museum has lots of stuff to see, all the history of Hannover will at your hands, well organized, gift shop available.

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Thank M W
Savona, Italia
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11 reviews
Reviewed 23 January 2017

If you are a German speaker this is certainly interesting to get a lot of the history of the city. If you are not a German speaker then you could not get the best out of it. No audioguides were available and most of the captions on display were only in german. A few rooms only - not all -... More 

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Thank clauras
Pitstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Well worth a few hours having a looking around this museum, especially if the weather is too good. Entry price is cheap too at 5 euros per adult

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Thank Rob K
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The museum contents and layout was excellent and had information ranging from medevil times up to current day, however for it to be a tourist attraction the english at reception was very poor and could not really inform me of any of the displays inside. There was only german discriptions on the displays also which made it difficult to understand... More 

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Thank HarryCarson1973
Geneva, Switzerland
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221 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Just entered the Museum before taking my train so I admit I didn't stay long. Large and spacious place lots of very different things that seem to be a bit randomly presented... was not too impressed, but maybe a longer and more complete visit might change this first impression. Actually visited the temporary exhibition on ground floor a bit better.... More 

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Thank JMGeneva
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Great place. Very well laid out with portable MP3 players that can tell you about each exhibit in English or German. They also have lockers to store you bag or jacket as you browse through the history of Hannover.

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Hannover, Germany
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Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

What a very interesting museum showing the history of Hannover in a very good and pleasant way. It is on about 3 floors with a track to follow.

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Thank IGW187351
Surrey
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Visited to avoid the rain, it was very interesting and informative. It is a well laid out museum with lots of information in English,very useful if you don't speak much German.

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Thank barrySurrey
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Great museum with some interesting features, and very cheap at only 5EUR per adult. My only criticism would be that most of the literature is written in German with no translation to English. Well worth a visit if you are stuck for something to do!

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Thank AndyC93
Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Housed on several storeys around an open quadrangle, this modern museum is situated on Pferdestrasse in the old quarter. It's within easy walking distance of the Marktplatz and the Marktkirche. With lots of natural and artificial light and excellent models, displays, pictures and artifacts, this museum traces most aspects of the long history (950+ years) of the city, including the... More 

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