All the important information at a glance

Opening hours

Tue to Sun: open 10:00-18:00 (last admission 17:30)
Since the May we are open again!

Distance and hygiene guidelines:
Please keep a distance of 1. 5 m to other people (even in the elevator). We recommend wearing a mouth-nose protection. Please go to the cash desk individually and pay by card if possible. Please disinfect your hands at the stations provided.

In the event of symptoms of acute respiratory disease, the museum must not be entered.

Corpus Christi
German Unification Day
Reformation Day
Boxing Day (December 26)


December 24 and 25
December 31 and January 1


Shanghaiallee 7, 20457 Hamburg

We are easily reached by public transport:

Bus number 111 (Bus stop “Koreastraße“)
Underground line U1 („Meßberg“ station)
Underground line U4 (“HafenCity Universität“ station)
Central station: approx. 20 minutes walking distance

Plan your individual route here: HVV – journey planner

We recommend the following car parks:

“Elbarkaden” (Hongkongstraße 6 a)
“Überseequartier” (Überseeallee 3)
“Speicherstadt” (Am Sandtorkai 6)

Plan your individual route here: Route planner

Admission prices

Adults: 10,00 euro
Children (4-14 years): 4,50 euro
Family ticket: 22,00 euro (2 adults + max. 3 children)
Group: 8,50 euro per person (min. of 15 people)

Purchase online tickets

Guided tours: from 85,00 euro
Annual pass: 45,00 euro

Reduced admission for Hamburg Card holders.

Guided Tours

Enjoy hearing stories about the lives of the race car drivers, engineers and their cars at a guided tour. We will be happy to organise your tour for you. Please make sure to book your tour at least one week in advance. Please note that there is a max. of 15 pers. per guide.



Automuseum PROTOTYP is certified as barrier-free; therefore, it is accessible to those with mobility difficulties and to wheelchair users. The person’s carer will be entitled to free entry on presentation of the relevant document.

Our suggestion

Combine your visit to the HafenCity with a stroll through the neighbouring UNESCO world heritage Speicherstadt district, enjoy a few minutes of relaxation in the Lohsepark (which is situated directly behind the museum) or visit the Elbphilharmonie concert hall (approx. 10 min on foot).