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Hamburg Dungeon – tickets, prices, discounts, what to expect, FAQs

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The Dungeon in Hamburg, Germany combines an eerie mix of horror and history through live shows and special effects, enthralling and educating the audience!

Hamburg’s story and its darker chapters come to life with live actors who play the roles of characters from the city’s 600 years of history.

The Dungeon is located in the Speicherstadt district, known for its historic past.

This article covers everything that you must know before booking tickets for the Hamburg Dungeon.

What to expect at Hamburg Dungeon

The Hamburg Dungeon unites visitors in a unique and immersive experience that you see, hear, touch, smell, and feel.

The history of Hamburg city is replicated in 11 interactive shows, offering you a 360-degree experience combined with exciting storytelling.

Explore and discover experiences like “Revenge of Maria Katharina Wachtler,” which is a captivating tale; get into the world of excitement with “The Inquisition” and witness the legend of “Klaus Stortobeker.”

You can also visit the “Plague Hospital” and face the unsettling “Torture Chamber.” 

Fun Rides like “Elevator of Doom” present a mix of learning about the history of Hamburg in an unforgettable and thrilling manner.


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Where to book tickets

Hamburg Dungeon 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 tours sell limited tickets, they may sell out during peak days. Booking early helps avoid last-minute disappointments.

How do online tickets work

Visit the Dungeon Hamburg’s Ticket booking page, select your preferred date, number of tickets, language, and time, and buy the tickets immediately.

Once you purchase the tickets, they get delivered to your email.

Ticket printouts aren’t required.

You can show the e-ticket on your smartphone to the tour guide and join the group.

Hamburg Dungeon ticket price

The Hamburg Dungeon tickets cost €27 for adults aged 15 and above.

Children aged 10 to 12 years get a discounted price of €22 for tickets.

Kids under the age of nine aren’t permitted inside the Dungeon.

Hamburg Dungeon tickets

Hamburg Dungeon tickets
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This ticket takes you to Hamburg city’s terrifying past in an entertaining way. 

The historic and unsettling events like the Black Plague, the Inquisition, and the Great Fire come to life through live shows and special effects. 

This ticket allows access to the indoor free fall tower inside the Dungeon Hamburg.

Cancellation of tickets can be done 24 hours before your selected time slot.

Tourists can get guides in German and English.

These tickets are only valid for the selected date/time.

Ticket Prices

Adult Ticket (15+ years): €27
Child Ticket (10 to 14 years): €22

Combo tickets

Combo tickets are a great way to score discounts.

There are a few iconic tourist attractions near the Hamburg Dungeon, some of which are within 15 minutes by car, and combo tickets can help you visit them all by booking just once!

You can buy Hamburg Dungeon tickets in combination with tickets for Automuseum PROTOTYPE, Elphilharmonie tour and boat, and Elbphilharmonie German guided tour.

Combo tickets are ideal for large families, groups, or those on a budget holiday.

Elbphilharmonie German Guided Tour + Hamburg Dungeon

Elbphilharmonie German Guided Tour
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Distance: 1 mile (650 meters)
Time Taken: 3 minutes by car

With this combo ticket, you will learn about the world’s most audibly advanced concert venues, i.e., Elbphilharmonie and Hamburg Dungeon, a place with actors staging 600 years of the city’s history.

The one-hour Guided German tour of Elbphilharmonie gives you access to The Plaza Terrace, where you can see great harbor views.

You will learn about the Elphilharmonie’s history and its role in Hamburg’s society.

Ticket Cost: €48 with a discount of 5%

Elbphilharmonie Tour and Boat + Hamburg Dungeon

Elbphilharmonie Tour & Boat
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Distance: 1.2 miles (2 km) 
Time Taken: 10 minutes by car

With this combo ticket, you can take the Elbphilharmonie tour, a grand harbor boat tour, and a visit to the Dungeon in Hamburg.

You can discover the secrets of the concert hall’s acoustics and learn how this modern world was made.

You get exposure to the streets of the Speicherstadt, which is the world’s largest warehouse district.

Ticket Cost: €64 with a discount of 5%

Automuseum PROTOTYP + Hamburg Dungeon

Automuseum PROTOTYP
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Distance: 1 mile (1.7 km)
Time Taken: 7 minutes by car

With this combo ticket, you will get an entry to explore the world of cars at Hamburg’s Automuseum PROTOTYP and learn the city’s history from the Dungeon. 

You can learn about the lives and career highlights of racing legends like Wolfgang von Trips and world-class design engineers, including Ferdinand Porsche.

At the Automuseum PROTOTYP, you can look at the oldest collections of vintage cars and models.

Ticket Cost: €37 with a discount of 5%

Save time & money! Buy a Hamburg City Card and get exclusive discounts on over 150 attractions. You can choose a card for one to five days and explore the city at your own pace!


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How to reach Hamburg Dungeon

The Hamburg Dungeon is near the harbor in the middle of Hamburger Speicherstadt.

Address: Dungeon Deutschland GmbH, Kehrwieder 2, 20457 Hamburg, Germany. Get Directions

You can reach the attraction via S-Bahn, U-Bahn, bus, or private transport.

By S-Bahn

Stadthausbrucke S-Bahn station is nearest to the attraction. You can reach the station by taking the S1, S2, or S3 lines.

By U-Bahn

Baumwall and Überseequartier, U-Bahn stations are a few minutes walk from the attraction. You can take the U3 line for Baumwall or line U4 to reach Überseequartier.

By Bus

You can take bus number 6 to Auf dem Sande or Bus number 111 to Überseequartier to reach the attraction. 

By Car

If you travel by car, turn on your Google Maps and get started.

There is limited space for the parking garage, and it is not free of charge.

Opening hours of Hamburg Dungeon

Hamburg Dungeon’s timings vary according to the crowd expected. Depending on the day, it can open at 10 am or 11 am and close at either 4 pm, 5 pm, or 6 pm.

Planning a visit between 11 am and 4 pm is the safest bet. 

For the latest timings, check out the official website.

How long does the tour take

The Hamburg Dungeon tour takes approximately 70 to 90 minutes.

The live shows are usually planned at set times during the day. 

Since there is no time limit on the tickets, you can stay inside for as long as you want. 

Best time to visit Hamburg Dungeon

Best time to visit Hamburg Dungeon
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The best time to visit the Hamburg Dungeon is when it opens at 10 am.

Since crowds tend to grow larger as the day passes, visiting earlier ensures shorter queues and a more relaxed experience.

Reviews

Hamburg Dungeon 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.

Thrillfactor 90%

Great experiment. The actors were outstanding! Thrilling atmosphere and realistic special effects.

E L,Tripadvisor

Exceeded Expectations

This experience exceeded my expectations! I don’t speak much German, but even with it being presented entirely in German, I was able to get a lot out of it. I was impressed by the use of all the props, sets, lighting, and sound elements. The two mini rides were fun and just scary enough. Very good value for the money!

Alexandria.C, Tripadvisor


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FAQs about Hamburg Dungeon

Here are a few frequently asked questions about the Dungeon in Hamburg. 

Are there any age restrictions due to the nature of the experience?

Yes, kids under 10 years old aren’t allowed inside the Hamburg Dungeon due to the nature of the experience. An adult must also accompany children aged 10 to 15 years. 

Is photography allowed inside the Hamburg Dungeon?

Photography isn’t allowed during the show. It has a high risk of distracting the actors.

Is Hamburg’s Dungeon wheelchair accessible?

The attraction allows wheelchair access (up to 220 kg/485 lbs total) throughout all their shows, except the rides. Unfortunately, they cannot accommodate access to guests with electric wheelchairs.

Can I buy souvenirs at the Dungeon?

You will find great souvenirs and gimmicks to take home in the gift shop – you can have your little piece of the Hamburg Dungeon. The shop opens one hour after the first admission and can be visited without a ticket.

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