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BallinStadt - Port of Dreams, Hamburg

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Opened in 2007, BallinStadt - Port of Dreams tells the story of the more than 5 million European emigrants who left from Hamburg between 1850 and 1939 in search of a better life in America or South America. Learn about the lives of the people through living pictures, videos, historical documents, and more. With many interactive features, the attraction brings history to life and is a good place to get the kids interested in learning about the past. Look up your own family history on the available computers. Make BallinStadt - Port of Dreams part of your personalized Hamburg itinerary using our Hamburg trip itinerary maker.
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  • Some of our relatives emigrated from Denmark to U.S. through Hamburg before 1900. We therefor went to this museum to experience how they left Europe for the new land in the West. The museum is a modem...  more »
  • Just a couple of blocks from the S station at Veddel (S3 or 31) I spent about 2 hours going through the exhibits. Many of the personal letters and stories are fascinating. The Highlight for me was fin...  more »
  • this emigration museum is fascinating. it shows that people have been emigrating for generations. the three emigration sheds have been rebuilt, but they do show what people had to go through. actually...  more »