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Deutsches Auswandererhaus, Bremerhaven
(4.8/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Follow the journey of the 7 million Europeans who left their homeland via the port of Bremerhaven and headed for the New World at Deutsches Auswandererhaus, where you'll experience the process through interactive exhibits. When you enter, you are given an electronic boarding pass, each with the personal story of an individual who either emigrated or found a new home in Germany. Listen to the evolving story you've been assigned to find out what kind of life your person ended up living. Visit the 1950s-style Roxy Cinema to watch short films about immigration in Germany and European emigration to the United States and Argentina. You can even search for your own ancestors using the museum's research facilities. The onsite restaurant blends culinary traditions of the Old and New World. Its large outdoor terrace features views of the harbor. Take a look at our Bremerhaven tourist route planner to schedule your visit to Deutsches Auswandererhaus and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Could have spent more time here for sure. Endless interactive displays depicting the life and times of the different era's of mass emigration from Germany. Managed to find some family information, whi...  more »
  • Here, the history of German emigration is conveyed in a very vivid way. Between life-size figures, you feel directly right into the action. The room named many thousands of immigrants to get an impression of the extent. Interesting is also the second part, the back immigrants to Germany. Reset to the 60/70s you can get an impression, if someone in this time arrived in Germany and how he had to feel. Super good Museum. It is possible but not quite much time must invest to gain a good impression.
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  • So I think the Auswanderungshaus great, I even know when my half brother with his MOM at that time to America emigrated.
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  • A full day's adventure. Plenty of history revolving around the emigration from Germany. There are computers available to research your own family history as well. Excellent views outside. Parking is just outside the facility so it is not far to walk.
  • Great insights on history of migration in Germany, starting from the first German immigrants in N and S America to the current immigration crisis. All non-political and focussed on the personal journey of each immigrant. Both educational and heartfelt.
  • When you are in Bremerhaven, you must come and visit it , otherwise you would miss an important place in Bremerhaven
  • Great museum, highly entertaining and insightful and, actually, emotionally quite touching. If you have only one thing you can visit in Bremerhaven, this should be it. While the museum at its opening focused only on emigration, especially emigration through Bremerhaven into the new world, a while ago the museum has been extended with a section on immigration. This is an important topic but the connect to Bremerhaven and this particular location just does not exist in any significant way. I recommend focusing on the emigration part of the museum which is the starting point of the exhibition anyway.
  • I am excited! In the emigration one is taken on a journey you so quickly do not forget. They accompanied "his" emigrants on the various stations and learns many interesting things. The price of admission is worth for a museum that is quite high, but every penny! Must go!
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