International Shipmodelling Days in Hamburg

Auf Deutsch: Internationale Schiffsmodellbautage Hamburg
Die Modellbauwerkstadt der Howaldtswerke, 1964.

3rd International Shipmodelling Days in Hamburg

7th and 8th September 2024

The International Maritime Museum Hamburg, the world’s largest private maritime collection of Prof. Peter Tamm, invites you to the „3rd International Ship Model Building Days Hamburg“ from September 7 to 8, 2024. Model ship builders, model ship builders and model ship clubs of all disciplines – from historic wooden ships to remote-controlled vessels, from cardboard to plastic models, from cast-resin to 3D-printed models, from multimedia models to 1:1250 scale collector models – are invited to present their models. The meeting is an excellent opportunity to introduce yourself and your models to a wide audience and expand your network in this wonderful hobby.

At the first exhibition in September 2018, around 45 model clubs and individual exhibitors from several European countries presented their consistently high-end models. Around 800 models of all scales and materials were displayed on a total of five floors of the museum and additionally in the foyer. The interest of the public exceeded all expectations. After a break due to the pandemic, the second ship model building days took place in the museum in September 2022. Here, 70 exhibitors could already be won over and even more visitors were amazed by the models presented on three exhibition days.

Motivated by the success of the last years and with all the experience gained, the team of the museum has already started with the preparations for the next International Ship Model Building Days Hamburg. Now the model builders are in demand.

Exhibitors wanted!

Do you build great ship models, regardless of scale, material, type or era? Would you like to exhibit them in our museum so that our visitors can admire them? And would you like to meet model builders from all over Europe (and maybe even beyond) to socialize and share your craft?

If you answered yes three times, we look forward to receiving your registration!

Email your registration to:

The registration must include a description and photos of the ship models and the desired table length in running meters.

Deadline for registration is February 29, 2024.

Modellbaubogen Kartonmodell Schiffmodell Modellbauer Internationale Schiffsmodelbautage Hamburg Internationales Maritimes Museum Peter Tamm Hamburger Abendblatt HMV Schifffahrt Modelling Shipmodelling Days 2018 Kutter Fischkutter

Downloadable free paper model

For the occasion of the International Shipmodelling Days in Hamburg, the International Maritime Museum Hamburg has joined forces with the regional newspaper Hamburger Abendblatt and the cardboard modelling editorial HMV to publish modelling sheets for the construction of a fishing cutter. This little beauty can be picked up for free at the Museum or downloaded from our Website. Happy modelling!

Cardboard model sheet Download