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Deutsches Auswandererhaus

Columbusstrasse 65, 27568 Bremerhaven, State of Bremen, Germany
+49 471 902200
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One of the best museums I have ever visited

This museum is a must-see for anyone interested in the history of European emigration in the 19th... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BarbaraMartin74
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Geneva, Switzerland
Quite an emotional place

My German friends brought me here. Although I’m an American with Scottish roots, the museum was no... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert C
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In Europe’s largest and most modern theme museum on the topic of emigration, the German Emigration Center, Bremerhaven (Deutsches Auswandererhaus), you can authentically follow the paths of 7 Million Europeans who left their homeland via the port of Bremerhaven, Germany in search for a better life in the New World and begin a personal search for your own ancestors using our state of the art research facilities.
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Columbusstrasse 65, 27568 Bremerhaven, State of Bremen, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is a must-see for anyone interested in the history of European emigration in the 19th and 20th century. Although the entrance is a bit costly, it is definitely worth the visit. With your ticket, an emigrant's and an immigrant's profiles are attributed to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My German friends brought me here. Although I’m an American with Scottish roots, the museum was no less emotional for me. They way they capture specific lives of some Germans who immigrated to America is truly amazing. They really help you understand the anguish these...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is very well made and super interesting. All of the exhibition are awesome and look beautiful as well.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This was absolutely a wonderful experience. We didn't know what to expect, but were very moved when following our immigrants' stories. If you are visiting Bremerhaven, make sure to visit this museum.

Thank Joey R
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

A wonderful experience for visitors of all ages. We spent a morning following two immigrants from Germany to the USA, a male shoemaker and a Jewish woman Doctor. A moving account of their travels and tribulations in the New World, from boarding theis ship until...More

Thank Joy S
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

We took the traid here from Hamburg. (If you do this take the train through Bremen which is much quicker than the alternative route through the countryside.) Excellent displays recreating immigrants at a ship boarding, while on board and at Ellis Island. So much information...More

Thank Lou V
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Tells the story of emigration and immigration in Germany using models and vignettes of individual stories in different eras. I found it fascinating. Sometimes had to wait to get to the earpieces to hear the stories.

Thank Dean S
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

What an amazing museum this is - if you are in Bremerhaven you MUST make time to visit. Situated right on the waterfront this is very accessible. This charts the story of migration out of Germany from the mid 19th century to end the of...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

I really didn't know what to expect when I went here but I was glad we did. To see what people went through when travelling to the new world was fascinating. The German Emigration Center presents the stories of people who took leave of their...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic presentation of what you went through if you were leaving Germany for another country years ago. Super stories that make it personal and relevant!!

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Lou V
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Response from Pamela L | Reviewed this property |
It is some considerable distance from the main railway station. You would do better to catch a bys to the waterfront and then It is fairly central to most stops once you get to the waterfront. Getting to that area by taxi... More
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Response from Deut_Auswandererhaus | Property representative |
Dear Irmgard, as Mike, Jochen and Vanesse have already written, there is no fee for using our familiy research once you have paid the entrance fee. Are you planning to visit Bremerhaven? If you do so: Enjoy your stay and do... More
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