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Deutsches Auswandererhaus, Bremerhaven

(4.8/5 based on 460+ 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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  • Really good museum which gives a good insight into how that was traveling from Germany to the United States. All information stands in German and English. We also a boarding pass which you hold over a card reader the places it is possible and as for you read out the information in German and English, depending on what you have chosen. Costs approximately eur 15 to enter. Can the spend a few hours here. Is a café as possible to get something to eat.
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  • That was something else! After you got assigned to one person at the reception, which at that time had left Germany, this journey could begin. Follow the person at every step, from backgrounds of emigration over the dropping of the ship, the conditions on the ship, and ultimately the arrival in the new country, to the new life of the person. The whole thing was super interesting and exciting design, and you could get a good feel for how it must have been at that time. The highlight of our visit was the successful ancestor search of a member of the family, which emigrated to America decades ago. For small children it is not necessarily the right thing, in my eyes but not wrong for young people! The visit was worth it and is to recommend in any case!
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  • This visit will remain in memory: you experience the history of immigrants close to actual person examples of different time, learns Setails about your reasons for escape and gets so much better access to the this part of the story. The whole is vividly and realistically portrayed and just at the present time, introduce the major emotions of fleeing and awakens empathy and political thinking! Absolute duty program for Bremerhaven!
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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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