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Deutsches Auswandererhaus

Columbusstrasse 65, 27568 Bremerhaven, State of Bremen, Germany
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Bremerhaven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Owner description: In Europe’s largest and most modern theme museum on the topic of emigration, the German Emigration Center, Bremerhaven (Deutsches Auswandererhaus),... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Prague, Czech Republic
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Nice museum with restaurant. Immigration and emmigration history from past till present. Very nice building.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

They did such a great job with this museum! One actually gets the opportunity to almost relive the journey of those who emigrated! There is so much to read and unfortunately this takes time and is not always suitable for smaller children. Yet, the little ones love the exhibitions and the interaction!

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Wolfenbuettel
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63 reviews 63 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This museum was an eye opener. There is nothing boring about it at all. The entrance ticket has the name of a person who actually emigrated and one can follow that person's journey throughout the museum. The swipe card provides one with endless interesting and additional information. There is so much loving attention given to detail. Excellent is the fact... More

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Great choice of food on the menu, the meals are reasonably priced, The Deutsches Auswandererhaus is located in a very central location and very easy to find. A great place to eat.

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Edmonton, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is an interactive museum. I did my tour in English. You are given a swipe card and you swipe the card at each station and you can hear the stories of the people. This museum gives a person a sense of what it was like to emigrate out of Germany. Very well presented. The museum starts out at the... More

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Hono, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Very interesting and nice work they have done! See how the German people was going to all the counties under the war! But must of the people went to USA.

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Munich, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This museum is amazing! You really get a feel for what your ancestors went through to get to America. Very interactive so no one will be bored.

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Naples, Florida
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254 reviews 254 reviews
126 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Very well done with a unique presentation. You get your "ticket to America" and follow your character's journey from Bremerhaven to the US. You get to "experience" the voyage in everything from sailing ships up to modern steamers. You really get a feeling for the voyages that 1000's and 1000's took. If you are descended from German stock it becomes... More

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Geiselberg, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
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46 reviews 46 reviews
37 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This is a fine museum. We went to Bremerhaven to pick up a new car from the port and ran into this museum while we whiled away and evening walking. My husband's family immigrated from Germany - through Bremerhaven so walking through this museum was very meaningful!

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Bolu, Turkey
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82 reviews 82 reviews
24 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

During my stay in Bremen, I made a day-trip to Bremerhaven for visiting two prominent museums naval museum and immigration museum (DAH). The museum does not consist of consecutive displays in a dull manner; it has a rather theatrical flair that makes one feel the motives, despair and hopes of immigrants. It almost gives an essence of twentieth century history... More

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