Until further notice, the Übersee-Museum remains closed. But in the meantime, you don’t have to do without us! We have compiled a number of offers for you on the website, which we update continuously.

To the online offers

We are here for you with our online offers!

The museum is no longer open to visitors until further notice! In the meantime, take a look around online. Stay in touch with us on our online channels, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. We regularly publish insights into our work and online short tours for you

We have revised our website for you to make it more accessible and flexible. We decided to publish a so-called “beta version”, which we continuously improve for you. So do not hesitate to point out any errors to us!

Historische Hausansicht aus 1896

125 years of Übersee-Museum

On January 15, 2021, the Übersee Museum celebrated its 125th anniversary. Birthday. See here what program the museum offers on the occasion of the anniversary year.

To the anniversary page
streng schauender Kopf einer steinernen Statue

Take a stand

Museums are not neutral. What values does the institution stand for? What position does it take in regards to the major socio-political debates?

To the position papers
Unterwasserfoto von Korallenriff

Interactive reef

Dive into the colourful underwater world of the Red Sea. Go on an interactive tour to discover and learn more about the threatened habitat coral reef.

Discover the reef


The exhibition “Coral reefs – Diverse. Vulnerable. lost?” (Korallenriffe – vielfältig.verletzlich.verloren?) will highlight the great importance of coral reefs for the oceans and humans starting May 7, 2021, but will also address global and local threats facing these fragile ecosystems.

To the preview
Geschnitztes Holzelement in kreisform aus einer Blüte und Blättern.

Friends of the Übersee-Museum

Friends of the Übersee-Museum helps with the realization of individual projects. New members are always welcome!

To the friends of the Übersee-Museum