The best museums in Hanover in November 2023

These are the top 10 best museums in Hanover, Germany, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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  1. Erlebnis Zoo Hannover1

    Erlebnis Zoo Hannover

    Erlebnis Zoo Hannover is the zoo of the German city of Hannover in the state of Lower Saxony, which was opened in 1865. The 22-hectare zoo is home to more than 3,000 animals representing around 230 species. Zoo Hanover is nowadays an "Erlebnis-Zoo" (an experience zoo): the zoo is divided into themed
  2. SEA LIFE Hanover2

    SEA LIFE Hanover

    Sea Life Hannover is a tropical underwater world where visitors can take a trip beneath the waves in the Tropical Sea Life Aquarium. Sea Life in Hannover offers 3,500 square metres of habitats spanning the local Leine River to the Caribbean up to the Amazon. Whether it’s mussels, freshwater stingray
  3. Sprengel Museum Hannover3

    Sprengel Museum Hannover

    The Sprengel Museum Hannover is a modern art museum in the city of Hanover. The Sprengel Museum is housed in a building on the Maschsee, which was designed by architects Peter and Ursula Trint and Dieter Quast. It was named after the German chocolate manufacturer and art collector Bernhard Sprengel
  4. Lower Saxony State Museum4

    Lower Saxony State Museum

    The Lower Saxony State Museum (Niedersächsische Landesmuseum Hannover) is a museum in Hannover. The museum's collection includes the Landesgalerie, a collection of paintings and sculptures dating from the Middle Ages to the early twentieth century. Furthermore, the museum features departments for ar
  5. Luftfahrtmuseum Laatzen5

    Luftfahrtmuseum Laatzen

  6. Historisches Museum Hannover6

    Historisches Museum Hannover

    The Historisches Museum Hannover (Historical Museum Hannover) collects and exhibits objects related to the history of the city of Hannover and today's Lower Saxony. The museum is divided into the following departments: "From the Principality to the Kingdom" with the development of the Principality o
  7. Wilhelm Busch Museum for Caricature7

    Wilhelm Busch Museum for Caricature

    The Wilhelm Busch Museum (Deutsches Museum für Karikatur und Zeichenkunst Wilhelm Busch) is a museum in Hanover that features the world's largest collection of works by Busch, as well as contemporary comic art, illustrations and drawings. The museum is located in the Georgengarten in a palace known
  8. Kestnergesellschaft8


    Kestner Gesellschaft (Kestner Society) is an art gallery in Hanover that aims to present the latest works of important international artists. The museum feutures five halls. Each hall has its own unique dimensions and atmosphere. It is one of the largest Kunstverein art associations in Europe.
  9. Kunstverein Hannover9

    Kunstverein Hannover

    Kunstverein Hannover is an art association based in the Künstlerhaus in Hanover. The association organizes five to eight exhibitions of contemporary art each year.
  10. Museum Schloss Herrenhausen10

    Museum Schloss Herrenhausen

    Herrenhausen Palace was originally a Baroque building from the 17th century. As a result of the air raids on the city of Hannover during the Second World War, the main building burned down completely. The façade of the classical castle was reconstructed and a convention center and museum were establ

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