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Top Choice Museum in Bremerhaven

Deutsches Auswandererhaus

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

Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8° Ost

Shiny, space-age Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8° Ost offers a journey around the world along the longitudinal meridian 8° east, through climate zones in Switzerland, Italy, Niger, Cameroon, Antarctica, Samoa, Alaska and Ge…
Top Choice Seafood in Bremerhaven


Located between Fischereihafen I and Fischereihafen II at the fishing harbour, you'll find this wonderful seafood restaurant, with a woody, sea-shanty atmosphere and expertly prepared, mouthwatering seafood fresh fr…
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…
Greek in Bremerhaven

Olympisches Feuer

You've come as far as Bremerhaven, so why not be surprised by the quality and authenticity of this excellent Greek taverna, about as far on the other side of the continent from the homeland as you can be. It's all h…
Museum in Bremerhaven

Historisches Museum Bremerhaven

Exhibits on the history and development of the region, as well as temporary exhibitions. An online emigration database ( based on passenger lists can be used for searching for ancestors. Located…
Seafood in Bremerhaven

Räucherei Herbert Franke

Connoisseurs of delicious smoked fish will find an absolute highlight at this family-run place with a long tradition of hand-smoking. Cats will be following you around for days afterwards. Take bus 505 or 506 to Sch…
Museum in Bremerhaven

Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum

A highlight here is the reconstructed Bremer Hansekogge, a merchant boat from 1380, reassembled (in part) from pieces rescued from the deep. Some of the boats bobbing on the harbour have additional entrance fees.
Gallery in Bremerhaven

Kunstmuseum & Kunsthalle Bremerhaven

The permanent exhibition of paintings focuses on Weser artists; changing exhibitions are staged in the adjacent Kunsthalle. Located just north of the bridge, near the main sights.
Harbour in Bremerhaven

Schaufenster Fischereihafen

Situated a few kilometres south of Bremerhaven’s train station, this ‘window to the fishing harbour’ is, true to its name, a fishing harbour. Today, one of the fish-packaging halls has been converted into fish resta…