Elbphilharmonie Hamburg guided tours
Let yourself be caught up with the fascination which the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg already has for every visitor. We offer three different types of Elbphilharmonie Hamburg guided tours:
- »Public guided tours« for single persons through the construction site on Sundays; booking starts two months in advance of the month you want to visit (only 4 tickets a person).
- »Individual guided tours« for groups through the construction site on weekends for groups of up to 20 people; booking starts three months in advance of the month you want to visit.
- »Project Presentation Elbphilharmonie Hamburg including a HafenCity tour« without a walk through the construction site for groups of up to 20 people; booking anytime also during week.
Public guided tours for single persons
Every Sunday you can visit the construction site with a well-informed tour guide in German and check out the 82-meter-long moving stairways, the impressive plaza and the two concert halls. The tours (only in German) last approx. 90 minutes and start every 45 minutes. The first tour begins at 10 am, the last at 4.45 pm, and the meeting/starting point is the Elbphilharmonie Pavilion at the Magellan-Terrasses. These tickets can only bought individually.
Tickets for public tours can be booked two months in advance of the month you want to visist the construction site. Ticket sale starts on the first day of the month. (Should the 1st be a Sunday, the advance ticket sale starts the following Monday or on the next working day.) At the moment all tickets till the end of August are sold out. The advance ticket sale for all public guided tours in October 2013 starts on July 1st at 10 am. You can purchase tickets via this website, by phone (00 49 (0)40-357 666 66) or at the Elbphilharmonie Kulturcafé at the Mönckebergbrunnen, Barkhof 3, 20095 Hamburg. Please note that the purchase of tickets via the internet or telephone is only possible if you pay by credit card (VISA and Master Card.) The regular price for a guided tour is 5 Euros. Students, trainees, military and community workers up to their 28th birthday as well as unemployed and handicapped people receive a reduction and pay 3 Euro. Each person can purchase up to four tickets.
Guided tours for groups
Individual guided tours for groups of up to 20 people can be booked three months in advance of the month you want to visit the construction site Elbphilharmonie. Sale starts on the first day of the month at 10 am! (Should the 1st be on a weekend, the advance sale starts the following Monday or on the next working day.) For example, the advance sale for guided tours in October 2013 begins on July 1st at 10 am. At the moment guided tours for groups are still available in July (watch time table on the right). You can purchase a tour by phone + 49 (0)40 357 666 80 or email@example.com .
A specially arranged tour through the building site of the Elbphilharmonie costs 270 Euro (English/French/Dutch) for a group of maximum 20 people and is only possible on a weekend. Depending on availability and personnel capacity, the following time slots for the start of a 90-minute tour are on offer:
Saturdays at 12.30 pm, 2 pm, 3.30 pm, 5 pm
Sundays at 9.30 am and 5 pm
For security reasons, the groups cannot be larger than 20 people and children under the age of 14 are not admitted. The entrance to the construction site is not handicapped accessible and at your own risk. Guided tours are not recommended to visitors with a physical handicap or a cardiovascular disease. Delayed visitors cannot lay claim to taking part in the current tour nor claim a refund. Sound or video recordings are not permitted during the tour; however, you may take photographs for private use. All relevant information and conditions for the guided tour can be found in the brochure of the ReGe Hamburg (click here to download a PDF version in English.)
Project Presentation Elbphilharmonie Hamburg with a HafenCity tour
If you would like to get more detailed information about the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, you can also book a »Project Presentation Elbphilharmonie Hamburg with a HafenCity tour« to the construction site of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. Because the tour doesn’t include a walk through the construction site, we can also offer a presentation during week. The Project Presentation includes a Powerpoint Presentation with the history, development and concept of the building Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, the visit of the Original 1:10 acoustic scale model of the Grand Hall followed by a short tour through the west part of the HafenCity to the construction site of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg.
An English tour costs 230 Euro for a group of maximum 20 people and takes about 90 min. Meeting point is the Elbphilharmonie Pavilion at the Magellan-Terrassen. Contact Nadin Hanzig at (+ 49 40) 357 666 80 or write an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Public guided tours (only in German)
through the construction site of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg:
Sundays, every 45 minutes
from 10 am to 4.00 pm
Duration: approx. 90 Min.
Price: € 5 / reduced € 3
Minimum age is 14
Not handicapped accessible
Access at own risk
Guided tours for individual groups
Tours for groups of 20 people.
Booking starts 3 month in advance
Booking for October begins on
July 1st at 10 am by phone
+49 40 357 666 80 or by email
Time slots for individual groups
Saturdays 12.30 pm / 2 pm /
3.30 pm / 5 pm;
Sundays 9.30 am / 5 pm
Price: € 270 (English/French/Dutch)
This time slot is still available:
• 27.7.: 2:00 pm
• 27.7.: 5:30 pm
Project Presentation Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
with a HafenCity tour
(without visit of the construction site)
Monday till Saturday
Price: 230 (English, French, Dutch)
Duration: 90 min.
For groups of 20 people
Contact for booking individual groups and Project Presentations
Phone: (+ 49 40) 357 666 80
Arrival by public transport
Bus 111: Stop "Magellan-Terrassen"
Bus 6: Stop "Auf dem Sande"
Subway U1: Station "Meßberg"
Subway U3: Station "Baumwall"
Subway U4: Station "Überseequartier"
Ferry 72: Pier "An der Elbphilharmonie"
Car parking at car park Speicherstadt, Hongkongstraße, and Hanseatic Trade Center