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: www.museum-holstentor.de

General information

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

Es gibt leider keinen Aufzug in die oberen Etagen, in denen sich die Ausstellung befindet. Das Museum ist für Rollstuhlfahrer:innen durch seine vielen Wendeltreppen:innen leider nicht geeignet.
Blindenführhunde sind herzlich willkommen.

Price info

Adults € 8

Reduced € 4

Children € 2,50



Die Bushaltestelle Holstentorplatz befindet sich unmittelbar vor dem Museum. Du erreichst sie mit sämtlichen Buslinien: 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 21, 30, 31, 32, 39 und 40.

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