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The whole world in a single place

The Überseemuseum (Overseas Museum) is just around the corner from the Bremen Central Train... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Mira M
London, United Kingdom
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An interesting museum with some great exhibits

Perhaps if Germany had been a bit more interested in running around the world building an empire... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2018
Barbara L
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Fascination. Distant Places. In the Ubersee-Museum Bremen you can immerse yourself in distant continents, where you will experience fascinating cultural spheres and natural areas with unique exhibits from around the world. Live plants and superb...more
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Bahnhofsplatz 13, 28195 Bremen, State of Bremen, Germany
+49 421 160380
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

The Überseemuseum (Overseas Museum) is just around the corner from the Bremen Central Train Station. There's usually an exhibition going on but you have to pay extra besides the regular entrance fee to see them. When I went there there was a great Japan exposition,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

Perhaps if Germany had been a bit more interested in running around the world building an empire when her European neighbours were doing just that, later problems might not have arisen. Left well behind in the race for empire, it seems in retrospect like a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

We visited on a wet Sunday afternoon mainly to get out of the rain, we were pleasantly surprised by how the many exhibits captured our children’s imagination (12 and 10). There’s plenty to see and it’s set out in an interesting way.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank choccy77
Reviewed August 31, 2017

With a ground floor collection of mostly Asian artifacts, this museum has a curious assemblage of a helter-skelter of objects and displays. There is sometimes a lack of objectivity in the descriptions. The stuffed animals (once living) may put off some museum goers. It appears...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank caledonia7
Reviewed April 12, 2017

This place is perfect to spent your time on a rainy day! At the moment there is an exhibition of stunning ocean-pics - until april 23'rd. really beautyful! - The restaurant 'Übersee' is integratet and has yummy food and fair prices with friendly service! Have...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

We spent 6 hrs in the museum including a lunch break circa 45 min. Had the text plates and audio material be available also in english, the time spent in the museumvwould had been even longer. Now the text plates and audio material were only...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Toni H
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Museum offers a wide choice of topics from Oceania, Asia, America, Asia. Because it is a bit overwhelming to see everything I concentrated on a few sections and have to come back for the rest. The presentation often offers personal views from people living in...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed January 8, 2017

very nice for small children too, me and my son spend hours inside the museum one morning and was very educational! I think we will go back soon enough!

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank pejolu
Reviewed December 12, 2016

We went with family to see the new exhibition on USA as part of the family are off there next year. We had a guide and she was very informative - it took around an hour but of course, you can stay longer and go...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Serena C
Reviewed November 29, 2016

The museum has a good selection of exhibits from Oceania, Asia and some from Africa. The Asian display is a mix of religious, grave and everyday objects. The top floor has a number of displays and invites you to feel guilty about refugees and climate...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Gerard_S77
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