Holsten Gate Museum


The "Holsten Gate Museum" is housed within the famous monument, displaying the history of the Hanseatic League with exhibits on the themes of trade, power and wealth.

Visitors can discover the exhibition «The Power of Trade» together with historic ship models, suits of armour, weapons, legal instruments and articles of merchandise inside the building. It takes visitors through seven excitingly themed rooms which use numerous exhibits to illuminate among other things Lübeck’s foreign and domestic trade at the time of the Hanseatic League, the significance of seafaring for the town, the fortification of the Holsten Gate as well as its history.

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Holsten Gate Museum


23552 Lübeck


Phone: 0451 1224129


Website: museum-holstentor.de/index.php?seid=1274

General information

General Information
  • Bus stop available
  • Bad Weather Offer
  • Suitable for any weather
  • for Groups
  • for Class
  • for families
  • for individual guests
  • Suitable for the Elderly
  • for Children of all Ages
Foreign Language
  • German
  • English
Payment Options
  • Cash
  • Debit Card
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
Hygiene and infection control measures
  • Distance control
  • Notice signs
  • Heed the hygiene instructions
  • Mouth-nose covering compulsory
Accessibility information

Unfortunately, there is no elevator to the upper floors where the exhibition is located. The museum is unfortunately not suitable for wheelchair users due to its many spiral staircases.
Guide dogs are very welcome.

Price info
Adults € 8
Reduced € 4
Children € 2,50

Bus numbers to >Holstentorplatz< 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 21, 30, 31, 32, 39 and 40.

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