How to get there

The Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg is directly across from Hamburg’s Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) in the Hamburg city centre.

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg
20099 Hamburg

By public transport

Rapid transit system (S-Bahn): all services, get off at "Hauptbahnhof"; Underground: all services, get off at "Hauptbahnhof Süd" or "Hauptbahnhof Nord". Information on services and fares in the Hamburg Public Transport Association HVV is available under Tel. 0049-(0)40-19449 or at

By Bicycle (StadtRAD)

The nearest StadtRAD stations are Mönckebergstraße/Steintorwall or Münzstraße. From there it is only a short walk to the MKG. For further information visit StadtRAD Hamburg.

By train

Arrival from outside Hamburg by train: get off at "Hamburg Hauptbahnhof". Timetable information for rail travel can be obtained from Tel. 0049-(0)180/59966 33 or at

By car

The autobahns A1, A7 and A24 all have a junction leading to the inner city from East and West; the A1 from the South leads directly into the city centre (signposted), to Central Station and thus directly to the MKG.
Further information on how to get here can be obtained from Google Maps. We recommend using the numerous Park-and-Ride-stations on the periphery of Hamburg. For more information about the Park-and-Ride-stations in Hamburg click here.


There are many multi-storey car parks in the inner city of Hamburg which can be easily found by following the parking guidance system. Right next to the MKG you can find the Hühnerposten Central car park (about 3 minutes on foot). Further information on how to get to the car park can be found on Google Maps.

Wheelchair accessibility

On the right next to the Main Entrance there is a lift which will take you up to the lobby. There are parking spaces for people with disabilities at the car park "Steintorplatz" right in front of the museum. All exhibition rooms are accessible for wheelchair users. The sanitary facilities on the Ground Floor and on the second floor can be reached by means of the lift. Wheelchairs can also be provided free of charge - please approach our staff. 
The museum is also continuously developing educational programs tailored to people with special needs.