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Address: Hans-Scharoun-Platz 1, 27568 Bremerhaven, State of Bremen, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0)471 48207-0
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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This must be one of the best museums I have visited so far. It shows all you might want to know about the history (and present and future) of seafaring. From early boats, over... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Heiko A
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Oldenburg, Germany
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Oldenburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This must be one of the best museums I have visited so far. It shows all you might want to know about the history (and present and future) of seafaring. From early boats, over Viking boats, the world famous Hanse kog, up to modern shipping - of which Bremerhaven has a lot to offer, anyway - you will find it... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We went here as part of our day in Bremerhaven. A very informative museum. I speak and understand German, and I can't remember if everything was in any other languages. Parking close by. Easy to find. Great time had.

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Farum, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This museum aims to show all about shipping from ancient time to about present days. Everything is easily understandable and demonstrated well. I could wish more information about the oldest ships and how the old navigation equipment was used. Why only communicate with audiences to a level where any 10 year old kid can follow?

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Bowie, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

There was a lot to read about on the exhibits. The employees were very friendly. It is a short walk from the Auswanderer Museum

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Warsash
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very good value especially if you purchase a combined ticket. As a former mariner I found all the exhibits interesting and a lot of the information is published in English as well as German. It also has an excellent cafe

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Heusden-Zolder, België
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

They have a lot of cool stuff in the museum, with also some 'fun' zones for the kids. The museum shows a whole lot about ships all throughout history. Also pole expeditions are a small part of the museum.

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Dartmouth, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This has to rank well with other Maritime Museums in the world, well presented displays. Plan on spending time there to really enjoy the indoor displays and don't forget to visit the museum ships in the basin. Well worth the price of admission.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

An excellent well laid out and (Should have been) interesting museum however spoilt by the fact that only approx 5% of exhibits had descriptions in English & even guide only in German. Yes I know its in Germany but other countries manage to have alternate language descriptions.

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Monchengladbach, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

This museum contains the history of ships. A lot of originals, and a lot of models. You min. need 3 - 4 hours for a tour. Interesting for kids, families and engineers.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Spent half a day at this excellent maritime museum this week with our two young daughters and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Museum is very large with lots of interactive displays and boats you can climb on to explore. Kids also have areas to do hands on stuff including origami and knot tying. Are also some ships including an old tug and... More 

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Additional Information about Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum

Address: Hans-Scharoun-Platz 1, 27568 Bremerhaven, State of Bremen, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0)471 48207-0
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  State of Bremen  >  Bremerhaven
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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