German Emigration Center in Bremerhaven
Discover the "new" Deutsches Auswandererhaus: new faces, new stories, new objects, new exhibition rooms! On your journey through history, you will explore original locations and accompany real family biographies into a new life. What did it mean to emigrate overseas in the 19th/20th centuries? Feel like an emigrant yourself amidst the staged exhibition rooms and rummage through drawers and interactive media stations. Delve deeper into history and find out why people still have to leave their homeland today.
On board of an authentic ocean liner you will cross the Atlantic and discover a shop at Grand Central Terminal that tells you about the culture of life of emigrants in America. We continue on to the new building, which illuminates Germany as a country of immigration from very different perspectives and that asks the question: How do we want to live together in Germany as a country of immigration? The different personal experiences of immigrants provide a completely new perspective on the seemingly familiar German history. Various voices from debates that have divided opinions over the past decades encourage critical discussion here. Thanks to the latest museum technology, you also have the opportunity to let your opinions flow.
In the family research section, you have the opportunity to search for your own emigrated ancestors, and the new biographies portal allows an insight into previously hidden parts of the
ISIC holders receive a reduction of EUR 2.00 on the entrance fee for students.
Museum admission including free short introduction for ISIC holders: €12
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Photo credits: © Deutsches Auswandererhaus / Photo: Werner HuthmacherOverview