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Deutsches Auswandererhaus

Columbusstrasse 65, 27568 Bremerhaven, State of Bremen, Germany
+49 471 902200
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A Must See

I really didn't know what to expect when I went here but I was glad we did. To see what people went... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ardis S
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Georgetown, Canada
Super cool

Fantastic presentation of what you went through if you were leaving Germany for another country... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TNV
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Hamburg, Germany
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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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  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Columbusstrasse 65, 27568 Bremerhaven, State of Bremen, Germany
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+49 471 902200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Ardis S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!!

Thank TNV
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I learned so much during this tour. The decoration was beautiful! It helps to imagine how it was during the second war. You will receive a card which will gave you a name of a person and you will follow her/his life as a refugee...More

Thank urukyu1
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This museum that focuses on immigration out of Germany and Europe has some interesting set-ups, such as a dark room full of mannequins dressed as folk ready to board a ship for America. For people who don't know much about the experiences of immigrants, this...More

Thank caledonia7
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The AH is a historically interesting and very informative modern museum which has already won international awards! It's a hands-on, get-the-real-feel museum but to my mind rather suitable for adults than for children. There's a lot to read, research and listen to which you can...More

Thank sandragH8728EN
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Follow your own immigrant through his/her journey from Germany to the New World. Very well executed. Everything is perfect. Really impressive, especially the Harbour and grand central station( I have been to New York so it look quite realistic) loved it!!!!

Thank Travelmila14
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This museum was very well done. As someone who has visited Ellis Island, it was great to see the other side of the story. There was lots of detail and we learned so much. Leave plenty of time to visit this museum.

Thank sherylmccarthy
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

My family is originally from Northern Germany but departed for South Africa in the 1880s - out of Hamburg. This "museum" (experience) gave me insight into what they went through to find a new life in a distant land. If you're of German heritage and...More

Thank schizofitscho
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

My husband emigrated as a ten year old. This was a very emotional visit for him. But even if you have no relatives that would have done this it is one of the best museums ever. The recreated berths, dining rooms, cramped quarters, and waves...More

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This emigration museum is much better then it's Hamburg counterpart. The self guided tour is well thought out very interactive and extremely detailed. We spent several hours here and enjoyed every moment. They cover European emigration to other parts of the world not just to...More

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Roger M
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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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