Art and Photography Deichtorhallen

The Deichtorhallen are two architecturally stunning former market halls which were built between 1911 and 1914. Today, on an area of 5,600 square meters, international contemporary art and photography is on display.

Deichtorhallen Hamburg - International art and photography

Exhibitions in the Deichtorhallen
Before becoming exhibition halls for art, the Deichtorhallen, built between 1911 and 1914, were used as a fruit and vegetable market and until 1984 a flower market. Today, with a size of 5.600 square meters exhibitions space, the two Deichtorhallen count to the largest art spaces in

Location and Opening Hours

Deichtorhallen Hamburg
Deichtorstraße 1
20095 Hamburg

Open Tuesdays to Sundays 11.00 - 18.00 o’clock

The northern Deichtorhalle is devoted to contemporary art. Prominent here is the art of painters, sculptors and designers. There are also regular exhibitions that deal with culture and everyday themes, as well as historical cultural themes. In the Haus der Photographie is the collection of F.C Gundlach. A permanent loan of the famous fashion photographer. In addition, the photo archive of the magazin Der Spiegel can also be found in the Haus der Photographie. It is the largest accessible archive of journalistic research in Germany. The two collections are further more complemented by various photography exhibitions.