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 Altonaer Museum
(1863-    )

The Altonaer Museum in Hamburg is one of the largest regional museums in Germany, focusing on the art and cultural history of Hamburg and surrounding districts of Schleswig-Holstein. The museum library contains 70,000 volumes. Originally founded in 1863 as a private botanical museum, it was taken over by the city in 1888. An attractive new building designed by the architects Reinhardt and Suessenguth of Berlin was inaugurated in 1901. The museum includes a Geology Department.
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