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Deutsches Auswandererhaus

Columbusstrasse 65, 27568 Bremerhaven, State of Bremen, Germany
+49 471 902200
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A gem of a museum

A wonderful experience for visitors of all ages. We spent a morning following two immigrants from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joy S
First rate museum with a wonderful story to tell

We took the traid here from Hamburg. (If you do this take the train through Bremen which is much... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lou V
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In Europe’s largest and most modern theme museum on the topic of emigration, the German Emigration Center, Bremerhaven (Deutsches Auswandererhaus), you can authentically follow the paths of 7 Million Europeans who left their homeland via the port of Bremerhaven, Germany in search for a better life in the New World and begin a personal search for your own ancestors using our state of the art research facilities.
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Columbusstrasse 65, 27568 Bremerhaven, State of Bremen, Germany
+49 471 902200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful experience for visitors of all ages. We spent a morning following two immigrants from Germany to the USA, a male shoemaker and a Jewish woman Doctor. A moving account of their travels and tribulations in the New World, from boarding theis ship until...More

Thank Joy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the traid here from Hamburg. (If you do this take the train through Bremen which is much quicker than the alternative route through the countryside.) Excellent displays recreating immigrants at a ship boarding, while on board and at Ellis Island. So much information...More

Thank Lou V
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Tells the story of emigration and immigration in Germany using models and vignettes of individual stories in different eras. I found it fascinating. Sometimes had to wait to get to the earpieces to hear the stories.

Thank Dean S
Reviewed 22 October 2017

What an amazing museum this is - if you are in Bremerhaven you MUST make time to visit. Situated right on the waterfront this is very accessible. This charts the story of migration out of Germany from the mid 19th century to end the of...More

Thank Pamela L
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I really didn't know what to expect when I went here but I was glad we did. To see what people went through when travelling to the new world was fascinating. The German Emigration Center presents the stories of people who took leave of their...More

Thank Ardis S
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic presentation of what you went through if you were leaving Germany for another country years ago. Super stories that make it personal and relevant!!

Thank TNV
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I learned so much during this tour. The decoration was beautiful! It helps to imagine how it was during the second war. You will receive a card which will gave you a name of a person and you will follow her/his life as a refugee...More

Thank urukyu1
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This museum that focuses on immigration out of Germany and Europe has some interesting set-ups, such as a dark room full of mannequins dressed as folk ready to board a ship for America. For people who don't know much about the experiences of immigrants, this...More

Thank caledonia7
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The AH is a historically interesting and very informative modern museum which has already won international awards! It's a hands-on, get-the-real-feel museum but to my mind rather suitable for adults than for children. There's a lot to read, research and listen to which you can...More

Thank sandragH8728EN
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Follow your own immigrant through his/her journey from Germany to the New World. Very well executed. Everything is perfect. Really impressive, especially the Harbour and grand central station( I have been to New York so it look quite realistic) loved it!!!!

Thank Travelmila14
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Lou V
30 November 2017|
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Response from Pamela L | Reviewed this property |
It is some considerable distance from the main railway station. You would do better to catch a bys to the waterfront and then It is fairly central to most stops once you get to the waterfront. Getting to that area by taxi... More
Roger M
22 January 2015|
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Response from Deut_Auswandererhaus | Property representative |
Dear Irmgard, as Mike, Jochen and Vanesse have already written, there is no fee for using our familiy research once you have paid the entrance fee. Are you planning to visit Bremerhaven? If you do so: Enjoy your stay and do... More
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