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The best 6 ideas for school trips in Hamburg

Monika Ebner, Head of Operations & Client Service im Portrait
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Monika Ebner
Hotel expert at tripmakery.com

Organising a school trip to Hamburg can be a challenge as the variety of options can be overwhelming. We have put together the best ideas for an unforgettable school trip in this fascinating city, this selection offers something for everyone. Below we present 6 excursion destinations for school trips in Hamburg.

Note: The selection was made according to our experts' own criteria and experience and does NOT contain paid advertising!


  • 1. Miniatur Wunderland

    The Miniatur Wunderland is a fascinating destination for students in Hamburg. It is the world's largest model railway exhibition, depicting various countries and scenarios in intricate detail. Students will be transported into a miniature world designed with meticulous attention to detail. This destination sparks imagination and allows students to explore different cultures and landscapes in a playful way. It's a unique opportunity to explore the world in miniature and learn something about technology and engineering along the way.

    CategoryMuseum
    Opening timesOpening Hours: Daily from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
    AddressKehrwieder 2-4, 20457 Hamburg
    Arrival byPublic Transport: The Miniatur Wunderland is easily accessible by public transportation. The Baumwall subway station is nearby.
    Websitehttps://www.miniatur-wunderland.de/en/
    Suggested accommodations
    A&O Hamburg CITY ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    A&O Hamburg Hauptbahnhof ($10.00 - $25.00 / night)
    A&O Hamburg Reeperbahn ($10.00 - $25.00 / night)

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  • 2. Hamburg Harbor Cruise

    The Hamburg Harbor Cruise is an exciting adventure for students. Hamburg Harbor is one of the largest and busiest ports in Europe, providing a fascinating backdrop for this cruise. During the tour, students can see enormous container ships, historic warehouses, and modern port facilities. The cruise also offers insights into the port's importance for trade and the economy. It's an educational and entertaining experience that will captivate students.

    CategoryHarbor Cruise
    Opening timesOpening Hours: Various departure times depending on the provider
    AddressLandungsbrücken, 20359 Hamburg
    Arrival byPublic Transport: The Landungsbrücken are easily accessible by public transportation.
    Suggested accommodations
    East Hotel Hamburg ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)
    Reichshof Hamburg ($100.00 - $150.00 / night)
    Hotel Baseler Hof ($75.00 - $100.00 / night)

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  • 3. Hagenbeck Zoo

    Hagenbeck Zoo is a captivating destination for students in Hamburg. This zoo offers a unique opportunity to see animals from around the world and learn more about their habitats and behaviors. Students can observe exotic animals like elephants, giraffes, and tigers in a naturalistic setting. Hagenbeck Zoo also promotes conservation and awareness of endangered species. A field trip here allows students to discover the wonders of the animal kingdom while enjoying education and entertainment.

    CategoryZoo
    Opening timesOpening Hours: Daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
    AddressLokstedter Grenzstraße 2, 22527 Hamburg
    Arrival byPublic Transport: The zoo is easily accessible by public transportation.
    Websitehttps://www.hagenbeck.de/en/
    Suggested accommodations
    Best Western Plus Hotel Böttcherhof ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    NH Hamburg Horner Rennbahn ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Mercure Hotel Hamburg City ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)

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  • 4. Planten un Blomen

    Planten un Blomen is a beautiful park located in the heart of Hamburg and a perfect destination for a relaxing and educational field trip. The park features splendid flower gardens, exotic plants, and a Japanese garden. Students can enjoy the beauty of nature here and learn more about botany and ecological diversity. There's also a tropical greenhouse where students can discover plants from around the world. Planten un Blomen offers a pleasant environment for relaxation, learning, and picnicking.

    CategoryPark
    Opening timesOpening Hours: The park is open year-round, but opening hours vary depending on the season.
    AddressMessehallen, 20357 Hamburg
    Arrival byPublic Transport: Various subway and bus lines connect the park to the public transportation network.
    Websitehttps://www.plantenunblomen.hamburg/en/
    Suggested accommodations
    sylc. Apartmenthotel ($75.00 - $100.00 / night)
    Hotel Commodore ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Park Hotel am Berliner Tor ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)

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  • 5. International Maritime Museum Hamburg

    The International Maritime Museum Hamburg is a captivating destination for students in Hamburg. The museum houses an impressive collection of ships, ship models, navigation instruments, and maritime artifacts from various eras. Students have the opportunity to explore the fascinating history of seafaring from antiquity to the present day. The exhibitions provide an understanding of the significance of the sea and maritime navigation in world history. This museum offers a rich learning experience in an inspiring environment.

    CategoryMuseum
    Opening timesOpening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
    AddressKoreastraße 1, 20457 Hamburg
    Arrival byPublic Transport: The museum is easily accessible by public transportation.
    Websitehttps://www.imm-hamburg.de/en/
    Suggested accommodations
    B&B Hotel Hamburg-Altona ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Lindner Park-Hotel Hagenbeck ($100.00 - $150.00 / night)
    Best Western Plaza Hotel Hamburg ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)

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  • 6. St. Michael's Church (Michel)

    St. Michael's Church, also known as 'Michel,' is one of Hamburg's most iconic landmarks and a fascinating destination for students. The impressive church tower offers a breathtaking view of the city and the harbor. Students can explore the history of the church and the significance of religion in Hamburg. Climbing the tower is an unforgettable experience and provides a great opportunity for photos and admiring the city from above.

    CategorySightseeing
    Opening timesOpening Hours: Daily from 9:30 am to 7:00 pm (Tower ascent until 6:30 pm)
    AddressEnglische Planke 1, 20459 Hamburg
    Arrival byPublic Transport: St. Michael's Church is easily accessible by public transportation.
    Websitehttps://www.st-michaelis.de/en/
    Suggested accommodations
    Moxy Hamburg City ($75.00 - $100.00 / night)
    Park Hotel Hamburg Arena ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    B&B Hotel Hamburg-Wandsbek ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)

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