Bremerhaven is a city that has a lot of history, while having modern sights as well. Not to lose the overview, we would like to give you some information here how you can explore the city.

Havenwelten (World of Ports)

This area is a good starting point for an trip through the city. Also, this area includs three major museums and a zoo, which are shown in the next four sections below. You can also find the "museum harbour" here, in which old and interessting ships are displayed, including a submarine from World War II.
Havenwelten Bremerhaven from above
image: Nina Jüchtern / media.bremerhaven.de
Here, you also find a shopping center and the Tourist-Information, which is described in "Further information" at the bottom of this page. To direct you to this location you can follow this Link to google maps.

Deutsches Auswandererhaus Bremerhaven (German Emigration Center Bremerhaven)

Catch the steamship "Lahn" in the German Emigration Center and travel to America: In the theme-museum you get to experience how it felt to emigrate in the 19th and 20th centuries. Cross the ocean, land in the US and find your place in the New World. On your way you get to know the touching stories of real emigrants. Will they end up as a maid or a steel tycon? Discover it! By the way: Bremerhaven was the biggest emigration port of continental Europe with over 7,2 million emigrants between 1830 and 1974.
German Emigration Center - Scene of a emigration ship at the quay
image: © Deutsches Auswandererhaus / Foto: Klaus Frahm
This museum is located in the area of the Havenwelten. To direct you to this location you can follow this Link to google maps.
For further information follow this Link: www.dah-bremerhaven.de

Adult: 14,80 €
Kids (up to the age of 12 years): was 8,80 €

Klimahaus® Bremerhaven 8° Ost

Have you ever experienced all the different climates of the world in only one day? At the Klimahaus you can do so. While traveling along the eighth longitude (which is going right through Bremerhaven), you can explore the climates from the cold of the Antarctic to the dry heat of the Sahara desert.
Klimahaus located in the harbour area
image: Meyer/Klimahaus
The Klimahaus is also located in the area of the Havenwelten. To direct you to this location you can follow this Link to google maps.
For further information follow this Link: www.klimahaus-bremerhaven.de/en

Adult: was 16,00 €
Students and Kids: was 11,50 €

Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum (German Maritime Museum)

Germany has a long history in the world of shipping. This museums shows a this history and gives a great insight into the relationship between the sea and human being. Some of the exhibits are display outside in the area of the Havenwelten. Make a walk around in the location of the German Maritime Museum and see if you can find them.
Tug Stier displayed on shore in the German Maritime Museum
image: Marco Butzkus / media.bremerhaven.de
The German Maritime Museaum is also located in the area of the Havenwelten. To direct you to this location you can follow this Link to google maps.
For further information follow this Link: www.dsm.museum

Unfortunately, some information on the website are not available in english. Therefore, we give the important information here:
Opening hours in June: Monday to sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Adults: 4,00 €
Discount: 2,50 € (available for kids in the age of 6-16 years, seniors, students, unemployed and persons with handicap)
Groups: 2,50 € (from 15 persons)
Family: 8,00 € (3-6 persons, parents with own kids up to 16 years)

Zoo am Meer (Zoo at the sea)

The "Zoo am Meer" is a relatively small, but not less nice Zoo and always worth to visit. It is located directly at the waterfront and is home of the polar bear "Lloyd". With its closeness to the sea and the small area it is built on, it has its own special flair.
Polar bear underwater
image: zoo-am-meer-bremerhaven.de
The Zoo at the sea is also located in the area of the Havenwelten. To direct you to this location you can follow this Link to google maps.
For further information follow this Link: zoo-am-meer-bremerhaven.de

Unfortunately, the website is not available in english. Therefore, we give the important information here:
Opening hours in June: Monday to sunday, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Adults: 9,00 €
Students: 6,50 €
Kids: 5,50 € (4-14 years, kids in the age of 3 years or younger are free)
Family: 24,00 € (two parents with own kids or two grandparents with grandchildren up to 17 years)
small Family: 15,00 € (one parent with own kids or one grandparent with grandchildren up to 17 years)
dog: 1,00 € (must be kept tight on leash)
Special group discounts are available from 15 persons.

Adult: 9,00 €
Students: 6,50 €
Kids: 5,50 €

Schaufenster Fischereihafen (Insight fishing port)

The site of the insight fishing port is an area, where you can find shopping, tasty food and culture at one spot. Theaters, coffee houses, culinary studios, fish restaurants and gourmet food shops are placed next to each other. You can come here to experience a theater play, to have a tasty dinner or just to relax and have an ice cream or coffee in the sun.
Schaufenster Fischereihafen at night with a lot of beautiful ships
image: Helmut Gross / media.bremerhaven.de
This area is in the south of Bremerhaven. To direct you to this location you can follow this Link to google maps.
For further information follow this Link: www.schaufenster-fischereihafen.de. Unfortunately, this website is only available in german.

Überseehafen (International overseas port)

The international port of Bremerhaven is one of the biggest in Europe. It is a major transition point for cars and other mobile vehicles. Also, it has a huge Containerterminal with an almost 5 km long quay along the Weser river. You can explore the public area of the port by yourself or you can take the "Hafenbus", which guides you through the port. Tickets for this Bus are available at the Tourist info, which is described below.
Container terminal and Quay at Weser River from above
image: Marco Butzkus / media.bremerhaven.de
To direct you to this location (here the sightseeing container tower) you can follow this Link to google maps.
For further information follow this link: www.bremenports.de
For information about how to explore the international overseas port, pleas follow this link to the tourist information: www.bremerhaven.de

Further information

For further information about activities you can do in Bremerhaven, you can take a look at the website of the city of bremerhaven:
https://www.bremerhaven.de/en/tourism/

You can also visit the tourist information center directly here:
Tourist-Information
H.-H.-Meier-Straße 6
27568 Bremerhaven
Tel: +49 471 809 36 100