Located in the heart of Hamburg, Dialoghaus is a haven for travelers seeking a unique blend of immersive activities and cultural enrichment.
As its name suggests, the attraction fosters communication and connection, allowing visitors to explore the outside world from the perspective of people with sensory disabilities.
Dialogues in the Dark, Dialogue in Silence, and Dinner in the Dark are some of the experiences offered.
Table of contents
- What to expect at Dialoghaus
- Where to book tickets
- How do online tickets work
- Dialoghaus Hamburg ticket price
- Dialoghaus Hamburg tickets
- How to reach Dialoghaus Hamburg
- Opening hours of Dialoghaus Hamburg
- How long does the tour take
- Best time to visit Dialoghaus Hamburg
- FAQs about Dialoghaus Hamburg gGmbH
What to expect at Dialoghaus
Whether you are an art enthusiast, a history lover, or simply looking to savor the region’s delectable cuisine, this venue offers it all.
Dialoghaus has interactive displays that connect guests directly with Hamburg’s past, enhancing and prolonging the educational experience.
Visitors can further immerse themselves in Hamburg’s diverse culture by dining at the ‘Dinner in the Dark’ restaurant, which serves regional cuisine.
The menu caters to every palate, offering innovative culinary creations alongside traditional German fare.
Additionally, the attraction shines a spotlight on the city’s dynamic art scene with carefully curated cultural events, contemporary exhibitions, and live concerts.
You can engage in lively debates, workshops, and forums that bring out the interplay of culture, society, and global perspectives.
All these interactions occur alongside fellow tourists, locals, and experts, making it a truly enriching experience.
|Dialogue in the Dark and Dialogue Lab
|Dialogue in the Dark XXL
|Silence in Dialogue
|Kids in Dialogue
|Dinner in the Dark
Where to book tickets
Dialoghaus Hamburg gGmbH tickets can be purchased online or in person at the attraction.
Online ticket prices tend to be cheaper than tickets at the venue.
When you buy online, you can avoid the long queues at the attraction’s ticket counters.
When you book early, you also get your preferred time slot.
Because some attractions sell a limited number of tickets, they may sell out during peak days. Booking early helps avoid last-minute disappointments.
How do online tickets work
Visit the Dialoghaus Hamburg tickets booking page, select your preferred language, date, timeslot, and number of tickets, and immediately buy the tickets.
Once you purchase the tickets, they get delivered to your email address.
There is no need to get printouts of the ticket.
You can show the e-ticket on your smartphone when you visit the attraction.
Dialoghaus Hamburg ticket price
The tickets for Dialogue in the Dark and Dailgoue lab cost €27 for adults aged 18 to 66 years.
Children up to 13 years old get a discount of €8 and pay €19 for tickets.
Students, pupils, apprentices, children aged 14 to 17 years, seniors aged 67+, and volunteers get reduced tickets at €22.
The Dialogue in the Dark XXL tickets cost €34 for adults aged 14+ years.
Students, pupils, apprentices, seniors, volunteers, and disabled people get a reduced price of €30 for tickets.
Children up to 13 years old get a discounted price of €27.
Dialoghaus Hamburg tickets
You can choose between the following tickets to experience the multiple tours offered at Dailoghus Hamburg.
Dialogue in the Dark and Dialogue Lab
This ticket allows you to go to Dailoghus Hamburg, where you will spend 60 minutes at ‘Dialogue in the Dark’ and 30 minutes at the ‘Dialogue Lab.’
Dialogue in the Dark lets you explore a world beyond the one you know, guided by a blind narrator in a realistic multi-sensory experience.
Hear, feel, and navigate various scenarios, such as going to a park or crossing a busy downtown street, as a blind person would do.
Get a soft drink at the Dark Bar and ask your blind host anything you want to know. You can use your sense of taste to determine what you’re drinking.
Across seven stations in Dialogue Lab, you understand what inclusion truly means as you live through the barriers faced by people with sensory disabilities in their everyday lives.
The guides are available in two languages, English and German.
A maximum of eight members are allowed in a group.
Cancellation of the ticket is possible before 24 hours of the visit.
Adult Ticket (18 to 66 years): €27
Student TIcket (14 to 17 years): €22
Child Ticket (up to 13 years): €19
Senior Ticket (67+ years): €22
Note: Tickets for students, pupils, apprentices, seniors, volunteers, and the disabled are available at a reduced price of €22.
Dialogue in the Dark XXL
Go on an exciting 90-minute journey through total darkness while exploring a mysterious park, a secret living room, and an energetic city with only your senses.
An excursion led by a guide teaches you how to navigate a darkened environment.
During the tour, you get to go on a cruise boat, take in the sounds of a thrilling football game at the Volkspark, and enjoy a cool drink in the modest Dunkelbar.
The exhibition is wheelchair accessible but only with a 48-hour advance registration.
Wheelchair users must have a second guide when in the dark, even when using an electric wheelchair.
Cancellation is possible 24 hours before your visit date.
Adult Ticket (14+ years): €34
Child Ticket (up to 13 years): €27
Note: Tickets for students, pupils, apprentices, seniors, volunteers, and the disabled are available at a reduced price of €30.
Dialogue in Silence and Dialogue Lab
This ticket gets you entry to Dailoghus Hamburg, where you will spend 60 minutes at ‘Dialogue in Silence’ and 30 minutes at the ‘Dialogue Lab.’
You will learn more about non-verbal communication at the Dialogue in the Silence tour by entering the world of people who can hear little or nothing, led by deaf guides.
Visitors will be made to wear headphones that block out noise and navigate through a sequence of sound-insulated display areas where deaf educators expose them to a range of scenarios encountered daily.
One effective technique to lower barriers between your world and the world of the deaf is to learn to speak with your hands and listen with your eyes.
A minimum of two participants are required to be able to book this event.
Adult Ticket (18+ years): €23
Youth Ticket (14 to 18 years): €19
Child Ticket (up to 13 years): €17
Note: Tickets for students, pupils, apprentices, seniors, volunteers, and the disabled are available at a reduced price of €19.
Dialoghaus Hamburg: Kids in Dialogue
This ticket to Dialoghus Hamburg lets your children enjoy contests and activities to improve their social abilities.
Children are encouraged to touch, investigate, and find answers to questions about how to make things work better in a group, what your voice sounds like, and how to differentiate between melancholy and anger.
An educational mediator will accompany you.
The tour is only available in German, and bookings can be made throughout the week except Mondays.
Adult Ticket (for Accompanying only): €10
Child Ticket (3+ years): €10
Infant Ticket (up to 2 years): €5
Dialoghaus Hamburg: Dinner in the Dark
Eating in complete darkness is a unique experience that enhances taste, smell, touch, and, most importantly, senses beyond vision.
The Dinner in the Dark experience brings sighted and blind people together, removing barriers and offering sighted people a new way to enjoy food.
With this ticket, you get a welcome drink in the entrance hall of the Dialoghaus Hamburg, followed by a four-course menu.
Standard Dinner: €89
Vegetarian Dinner: €89
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How to reach Dialoghaus Hamburg
Dailoghaus Hamburg is located in the Speicherstadt neighborhood.
Address: Alter Wandrahm 4, Hamburg 20457. Get Directions
You can reach the attraction by Subway, Bus, or private transport.
You can board metro bus 3 to reach Bei St. Annen stop. The attraction is a four-minute walk from the bus stop.
If you’re traveling by car, turn on your Google Maps and get started.
Opening hours of Dialoghaus Hamburg
Dialoghaus Hamburg opens at 9 am and closes at 6 pm from Mondays to Fridays.
On Saturdays, the attraction stays open till 7 pm.
It is closed on Sundays.
How long does the tour take
You’ll need six to seven hours to go on all the tours offered at Dialoghaus Hamburg.
While tours such as the Dialogue Lab and Dialogue in Silence take 60 to 90 minutes, the Dinner in the Dark lasts 3.5 hours.
Reaching the venue 15 minutes before the start time is best, to enjoy all the tours.
Best time to visit Dialoghaus Hamburg
Visiting throughout the week, especially during off-peak hours, is an excellent option to avoid crowds and have a more peaceful experience at Dialoghaus Hamburg.
Weekends and public holidays tend to be crowded.
Dailoghus Hamburg is a highly-rated tourist attraction.
Check out two reviews we selected from Tripadvisor, which give you an idea of what to expect at this attraction.
It is a unique opportunity to be more understanding towards people with disabilities. Also, it is impressive how the guide can orientate and know exactly where everyone is and how to make them feel comfortable.
An amazing experience! Highly recommend it. Our guide was very funny and made the tour very enjoyable. I hate the dark, very scared of it actually, and when we first went in, I was freaking out a little bit, but you can leave at any time!! Even if you are scared of the dark, I would recommend it.
FAQs about Dialoghaus Hamburg gGmbH
Here are some frequently asked questions about Dailoghus Hamburg gGmbH.
Dialoghaus Hamburg is a popular attraction, so the tickets tend to sell out quickly, especially for tours like Dinner in the Dark. We recommend booking tickets online to avoid last-minute disappointments.
Yes, the attraction is designed to be accessible to individuals with disabilities.
Visitors aren’t allowed to bring personal belongings inside the exhibitions. You may get Lockers or storage facilities to safeguard your belongings during the exhibition.
The exhibitions at Dialoghaus Hamburg can be highly sensory experiences, so those with severe claustrophobia or other sensitivity issues might be unable to handle them.
You may buy gift certificates or vouchers at the gift shop. These can be thoughtful and original gifts for anyone curious about the experience.
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