German Emigration Center
Columbusstrasse 65
27568 Bremerhaven
Tel.: + 49 471 90 22 0 - 0
Fax.:+ 49 471 90 22 0 - 22

Opening Hours

March – October
daily 10 A.M. – 6 P.M.

November - February
daily 10 A.M. – 5 P.M.

The museum is closed on Christmas Eve (December 24).

Last admission: one hour before closing.
Dogs are not allowed.


Adults14.80 EUR
Reduced (Senior citizens)14.20 EUR
Reduced (students, trainees, unemployed or disabled)12.50 EUR
Children (aged 5-16):8.80 EUR
Families (Parents and their children aged 5-16):38.00 EUR
Photo fees*
*Photos and film recordings of any kind whatsoever for public use (commercial or non-commercial) and the distribution thereof to third parties is strictly not allowed.
1.50 EUR

Group rates* (15 or more persons)

Adults12.50 EUR
Children (aged 5–16)7.50 EUR
Guided Tours (90 min.)3.00 EUR
Guided Tours in english or french (90 min.)3.00 EUR
School Groups:7.50 EUR per student
1. Ticket, guided tour, lunch incl. beverages
(Total time 2 ½ hours)
27.80 EUR
2. Ticket, guided tour, coffee & cake
(Total time 2 ½ hours)
19.70 EUR
Information for groups, travel operators and coach tours here.
* Advanced written reservation is necessary for group rates which are valid for a maximum of seven weekdays in advance. Teachers accompanying a school class are granted free admission.

Group Reservation

The German Emigration Center offers special group arrangements which require at least seven weekdays advance booking.

Please send us an E-mail.

Getting There

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By car

From Bremen:
A 27 towards Bremerhaven/Cuxhaven
Exit “Bremerhaven-Zentrum“
Continue on B 212 towards Havenwelten

By bus or train
Train to Bremerhaven Central Station
Bus from central station towards city center (Friedrich-Ebert-Strasse) on bus lines 502, 505, 506, 508, or 509. Bus stops: Havenwelten and “Bürgermeister-Smidt-Strasse“


Parking at the German Emigration Center Bremerhaven:

To make your stay as pleasant as possible please check the information below for parking facilities near the German Emigration Center.

Parking for cars

Parking for buses

Guided Tours

Guided tours of the German Emigration Center

…for senior citizens: first Monday of the month, 2:00 P.M.

…for children aged 7 – 12: second Sunday of the month, 10:30 A.M.

…theme-related tours: third Sunday of the month, 10:30 A.M.

classic museum tour: last Sunday of the month, 10:30 A.M.

Tour rates are 3.00 EUR per person plus admission ticket to the permanent exhibition. The tour rate for children is 8.80 EUR per child and includes admission.

Advance written reservations are necessary for group rates valid for a maximum of seven days prior to reserved date

We offer group tours, rates on request.

Barrier-free Museum

The museum is equipped to meet the special needs of people who are disabled. All rooms at the German Emigration Center are barrier-free. Our museum staff is available for assistance at any time anywhere in the exhibition. We also offer special guided tours for visitors with visual impairments and guided tours in sign language on request. Please make reservations well in advance.

To reserve guided tours call us at + 471 9 02 20 – 0 or send us an E-mail.

Museum Regulations

Download PDF file of Museum Regulations Here