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Awesome museum

Absolutely loved this museum. Taking you through the process of emigration from Germany to New... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mez_12
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Melbourne, Australia
Superb museum

I really enjoyed this well designed, immersive museum. It’s been made with real attention to detail... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Sam 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...more
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Columbusstrasse 65, 27568 Bremerhaven, State of Bremen, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this museum. Taking you through the process of emigration from Germany to New York, it is interactive and so well set up. Loved it from start to finish, and definitely a must see if in Bremerhaven.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was really looking forward to this and especially arranged our travel to include it. My ancestors emigrated from Germany and so was looking forward to finding some records at least. Unfortunately although there were a few displays of interest to my era (1840's) no...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed this well designed, immersive museum. It’s been made with real attention to detail and following particular characters along the way really brings the emigrant experience to life. I think it would be brilliant for children and teenagers.

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best designed and presented museums I’ve been to. Take a fascinating trip into the lives of emigrants who’s journeys have shaped the world we have today. We went for a tour and dinner at the restaurant after a work conference....More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

I love the place very much and makes me to stay there for a lot of time which makes me to having dinner there

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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

I toured the museum which is very well built and flows well with lots of German and English info cards. Research computers open from 12noon and there is a line up! Be aware also, that emigration details prior to 1955 are not yet unclassified. This...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We were there on a Sunday and it was not overcrowded. It was a very short wait to purchase our tickets which then gives you a "card" keyed to your language which you can use to access various audio stations throughout. There is a bit...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Well curated museum which recreates the experience of emigration from boarding a ship to arriving in a new land. Impressively well done and backed up by the ability to research your own family history. Also remarkable is the section of Germany as immigration destination.

Thank Malte S
Reviewed 21 May 2018

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 30 April 2018 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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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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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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