Bremerhaven was the largest port in Germany for emigrants leaving the country. Between 1830 and 1974 more than 7.2 million people travelled to Bremerhaven with the intention of beginning a new life. The “Deutsches Auswandererhaus
”, is the largest experience-focused museum in Europe on the subject of emigration.
Experience the steps on the way to emigration:
Feel the farewell from Bremerhaven, the stunning shipping on the Atlantic and the arrival in the port of Ellis Island near New York. Be excited by learning about the lives of emigrants and their descendants.
Visit the interactive experience world at the Tourist Resort "Havenwelten" next to the ATLANTIC Hotel SAIL City.
Experience the steps on the way to immigration in spring 2012:
Chase the history of imigrants during their new life in Germany, which they chose because of misery, fore and love of adventure.