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"Ordinary seaman patent"

Shipping to touch, visit and experience.

On 22nd July, 20th August, 17th September and 7th October at 2 p.m., landlubbers can pass a test for “Ordinary seaman patent”. Naturally under the special guidance of a true sea bear. As a reward for the passed test you will get a “Toten Heizer”.  Afterwards  you can visit the historical steam–ice breaker “Wal”. In the German Maritime Museum the worldwide unique Hansekogge from the year  will amaze the landlubber.

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Erlebnis Bremerhaven GmbH

H.-H.-Meier-Str. 6
27568 Bremerhaven
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Saturday, 22nd July 2017
Sunday, 20th August 2017
Sunday, 17th September 2017
Saturday, 7th October 2017

Prior notification is required.


Dogs are not allowed.
The "Wal" is not suitable for wheelchair users.


19,50 per person

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Minimum group size : 15 persons
Maximum group size: : 25 persons

Package components

- Entrance to the German Maritime Museum (in self-government without a guided tour)

2 p.m. Meeting at the "Wal" (accompanied by Mr. Benke)
- Ordinary seaman patent
- 1 schnapps, 2 pieces of cake and coffee or tea
- visit the "Wal"

Reservation/booking via

Erlebnis Bremerhaven GmbH
Bremerhaven Touristik & Tourist-Infos
H.-H.-Meier-Straße 6
27568 Bremerhaven


 0049 471 - 80 93 61 00
 0049 471 - 80 93 61 90

Opening hours

Mon. - Thur. 8 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Fri. 8 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.

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