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The "Modelleisenbahn Hamburg e. V." presents you in the Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte




"All aboard..."

The "Modelleisenbahn Hamburg e.V." (model railway Hamburg e.V.) operates for more than 70 years in the Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte (museum of hamburgs history) a model of the station "Hamburg-Harburg" with its approach routes including Pfeilerbahn (Pillar track) and the Hamburg main freight station which in the original no longer exists. At the model, the steam engine has not yet delivered its once dominant position, but as well diesel and electric locomotives are presents you

a century of railway history in Hamburg on a traffic-historical model.

The Leaders of the „Stiftung Historische Museen Hamburg“ and of the „Museums für Hamburgische Geschichte“ are planning to rearrange the exhibitions in the Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte. It isn't exclude that the traffic-histroric modelrailway will change into a smaler room and therefore will change its actual flair after 70 years. Please use the opportunity to visit the actual historical layout in the present ambience and see a presentation.

Our association has released a new DVD with 42:30 minutes runtime with recordings from operating on the hump, by train from the perspective of the driver and the building up to the current operation of the model. The DVD can be received by remitting € 11, - to MEHEV, IBAN DE67 2019 0003 0044 1400 02 stating the delivery address, or € 9, - be purchased directly at the model railway.

A small presentation of the modelrailway:

(Download Flyer [1,8MB])

You find us in the Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte at Holstenwall 24, 20355 Hamburg. It would be best to go by public transport.

U-Bahn (underground railway):
Line  U3  to station St.Pauli

Line 112 to bus stop Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte
Line 17 , 36 and 37 to bus stop St.Pauli

S-Bahn (suburban railway):
Line  S1  /  S2  /  S3  to station Landungsbrücken
+ approx. 10 min walk

Parking places for handicapped visitors are directly at the museum, more parking places are at Holstenwall and at Glasischausse
(possible with parking charge).

From Hamburg and surround (Tel. 040-19449) (Hamburg transport association) Mit dem HVV zu uns
From other places (german railway) [ Anreisebutton]

Regular opening hours of the Museums für Hamburgische Geschichte (new since 2018):
Monday 10 am to 5 pm
Tuesday - closed -
Wednesday to Friday 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday, Sunday und legal holiday 10 am to 6 pm

Regular presentation of the modelrailway:
Monday 11 am 12 am - 2 pm 3 pm 4 pm -
Tuesday - - closed - - - -
Wednesday to Friday 11 am 12 am - 2 pm 3 pm 4 pm -
Saturday 11 am 12 am - 2 pm 3 pm 4 pm 5 pm
Sunday and legal holiday - 12 am - 2 pm 3 pm 4 pm 5 pm

Please catch up on admission charge and further information about the opening hours on the webpages of the Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte.

Visitor of the "Miniaturwunderland" will get a reduction on the same and the following day. From the "Miniaturwunderland" you can go to the station Baumwall take the U-Bahn "U3" with direction Landungsbrücken - Schlump - Barmbek to station St.Pauli.

Members of the Märklin-Insider-, Trix-Profi- or LGB-Club will get a reduction by showing their membership card.