Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Bremerhaven

Deutsches Auswandererhaus

This spectacular museum stands on the spot where more than 7.2 million emigrants set sail for the US, South America and Australia between 1830 and 1942, and does a superb job commemorating some of their stories. The…
Top Choice Museum in Bremerhaven

Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8° Ost

This shiny, space-age museum offers a journey around the world along the longitudinal meridian 8° east, through climate zones in Switzerland, Italy, Niger, Cameroon, Antarctica, Samoa, Alaska and Germany. The educat…
Museum in Bremerhaven

Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum

There are three floors of maritime exhibits here but the highlight is the reconstructed Bremer Hansekogge, a merchant boat from 1380 discovered during dredging work on the Weser in 1962 and reassembled (in part) fro…
Ship in Bremerhaven

Technikmuseum U-Boot Wilhelm Bauer

An innovative diesel-electric submarine built in early 1945 as part of the Nazi war machine, this Unterseeboot never saw combat action and was scuttled at the end of the war. It was later raised and recommissioned, …
Viewpoint in Bremerhaven

Aussichts Platform

Atop the Sail City hotel, this 86m-high two-floor outdoor observation deck affords 360° views of Bremerhaven, the Weser, the North Sea and miles around the region. Access is behind and around the corner from the hot…
Gallery in Bremerhaven

Kunstmuseum & Kunsthalle Bremerhaven

The permanent exhibition of paintings in the Kunstmuseum focuses on Weser artists; changing exhibitions are staged in the adjacent Kunsthalle. Each museum has its own admission price (Kunstmuseum adult/concession €6…
Museum in Bremerhaven

Historisches Museum Bremerhaven

Displays exhibits on the history and development of Bremerhaven and the region, as well as temporary shows. An online emigration database (www.dad-recherche.de) based on passenger lists of Germans who sailed from Br…
Harbour in Bremerhaven

Schaufenster Fischereihafen

Situated a few kilometres south of Bremerhaven’s train station, this so-called ‘shop window to the fishing harbour’ is a former fish-packaging hall that's been converted into a retail precinct filled with fish resta…
Zoo in Bremerhaven

Zoo am Meer

The Zoo am Meer isn’t spectacular on the face of things, but it enthrals kids, partly because the enclosures are cleverly built into one big artificial ‘rock’ formation. They’ll see a polar bear (or if he’s sleeping…