Ships & Harbors

Harbor Worlds Bremerhaven

The Seaside City is opening up a new chapter in its history. The Harbor Worlds Bremerhaven (Havenwelten Bremerhaven) are being built in the city at the River Weser dyke, a maritime tourism resort with unique attractions: Climate House® Bremerhaven 8º East, look-out platform SAIL City, "Mein Outlet & Shopping-Center", Lloyd Marina, living at the dyke.

Not to mention the successful German Emigration Center, the Zoo at the Sea, the German Maritime Museum, the submarine “Wilhelm Bauer” and the Historical Museum Bremerhaven.

The following keywords were given for this article

Museums & Adventure Worlds

German Emigration Center Bremerhaven

Waiting on the wharf, waving good-bye from the gangway, then the journey starts. For more than seven million emigrants, who left from Bremerhaven between 1830-1974 on their journey to the New World, this is the moment of departure. For the visitors of the German Emigration Center this is the start of their travel through 300 years of German migration history. In the award-winning theme museum visitors follow the moving life stories of the emigrants in authentically recreated exhibition...

The following keywords were given for this article

A polar bear swims under water.
Museums & Adventure Worlds

Zoo at the Sea

The visitors of the Zoo at the Sea get an impression of the habitat of polar bears, polar foxes, common seals, fur seals and penguins: bizarre, barren deserts of ice, colourful tundra landscapes framed by water and more water. Views to the river Weser frequently provide an impression of the immense vastness of the landscapes represented. Underwater views open entirely different dimensions: flying penguins, diving polar bears and majestically gliding seals. As a contrast to this, there are also...

The following keywords were given for this article

An illuminated museum.
Museums & Adventure Worlds

German Maritime Museum

Ships can be places of longing, knowledge repositories and much more. Without ships, our world would be a different place. Because ships move - people and goods, ideologies and information. They are witnesses of time, silent and communicative at the same time. That is why the German Maritime Museum (DSM) / Leibniz Institute of Maritime History tells their history and illustrates the relationship between man and the sea in the permanent and in many special exhibitions.  Currently, the...

The following keywords were given for this article

Visitors climbing over a wooden footbridge
Museums & Adventure Worlds

Climate House® Bremerhaven 8° East

Take a trip round the world and experience the world’s climate zones: From the refreshing coolness on the alp in Switzerland, through the scorching heat of the Sahel to the iciness of the Antarctic as well as the heavenly climate of the South Seas and the unsettled weather in Northern Germany. On the “Journey” in the Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8° Ost visitors can experience first hand how the people live in the Earth’s most important climate zones. The tour along the...

The following keywords were given for this article

Worker in the shipbuilding department
Museums & Adventure Worlds

Historical Museum Bremerhaven

Situated on the river Geeste, the award-winning Historisches Museum Bremerhaven presents history, art and culture of Bremerhaven and its region. In the exhibition halls of 3300sqm, visitors can make an exciting journey through time that reaches from the earliest traces of human beings in the Elbe-Weser-triangle to a cinema from the 1950ies. A complete historical shipyard with a shipbuilding place and a shipyard workers’ house, scenes from dock labour, a walk-in harbor pub, a...

The following keywords were given for this article

Exterior view of a building located at the harbor basin.
Touristic & general Information

Tourist Information Bremerhaven

Here maritime flair unites with adventure and knowledge worlds, a great variety of fish and shopping enjoyment. In the tourism area Havenwelten Bremerhaven (Harbor Worlds) enjoy fantastic attractions and an exciting means of transferring knowledge in the Climate House Bremerhaven 8° East, in the National German Maritime Museum, in the Zoo at the Sea and in the German Emigration Center, awarded as „European Museum of the Year 2007“. The Havenwelten reaches to the bank of the...

The following keywords were given for this article

A sailing ship on a cruise, in the background a container terminal.

Tours & Excursions

Harbor area with marina and houses.

Museums & Adventure Worlds

Many historic ships lie in a harbor.

Ships & Harbors

People stand in a beach area, in the background a dyke promenade.

Travel Offers

Coming soon in Bremerhaven

Theatre

Premiere: Ode

Stadttheater Bremerhaven, Kleines Haus