Panoptikum Wax Museum

Local namePanoptikum
LocationHamburg, Germany

The Panoptikum Hamburg is a wax museum in Hamburg, Germany. Founded in 1879 by Friedrich Hermann Faerber, it is the country's oldest wax museum. Each wax figure takes up to two years and €40,000 to complete. According to its owners, the Panoptikum receives around 200,000 visitors annually as of 2018.

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Opening hours

Mon - Fri: 11 am - 9 pm
Sat: 11 am - midnight
Sun: 10 am - 9 pm


Adults: 6,50 €
Children & Youth: (aged 17 and younger): 4,50 €
Students with valid ID, Seniors: 6,00 €

Audio guide (German, English): free of charge

More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +49 40 310317

Address Spielbudenplatz 3, 20359 Hamburg, Germany

Coordinates 53°32'57.958" N 9°57'59.585" E

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