German Maritime Museum in Bremerhaven

2 September 2019 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Museums, Exhibitions

© XenonX3

© XenonX3

The German Maritime Museum (Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum (DSM)) is a museum in Bremerhaven, Germany. It is part of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Scientific Community. The main museum building was opened on 5 September 1975 by then-president of Germany Walter Scheel, though scientific work already had started in 1971. In 2000, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the museum, the Hansekogge, a ship constructed around 1380 that was found in the Weser river in 1962, was presented to the public after having undergone a lengthy process of conservation in a large preservative-filled basin.   read more…

German Emigration Center in Bremerhaven

8 October 2018 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: European Union, General, Museums, Exhibitions

© PhilippN/cc-by-sa-3.0

© PhilippN/cc-by-sa-3.0

The German Emigration Center (German: Deutsches Auswandererhaus) is a museum located in Bremerhaven, Germany dedicated to the history of German emigration, especially to the United States. It is Europe’s largest theme museum about emigration. Visitors can experience the emigration process through interactive exhibits. The museum also provides access to databases of immigration records. The museum with a area of 4200 square meters opened on August 8, 2005. The design for the museum came from the Hamburg architecture studio Andreas Heller.   read more…

The research vessel Polarstern

25 November 2014 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Polarstern arriving at Reykjavik © flickr.com - Bruce McAdam

Polarstern arriving at Reykjavik © flickr.com – Bruce McAdam

Reasearch vessel Polarstern (meaning pole star) is a German research icebreaker of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven. The Polarstern was commissioned in 1982 and is mainly used for research in the Arctic and Antarctica.   read more…

The Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8° Ost

1 August 2013 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, House of the Month, Museums, Exhibitions

Klimahaus 8° Ost, with hotel Altantic Sail City in the backgrund © Till F. Teenck/cc-by-sa-3.0

Klimahaus 8° Ost, with hotel Altantic Sail City in the backgrund © Till F. Teenck/cc-by-sa-3.0

Experience our planet’s diversity in a few hours. We take you on a fascinating journey through the different climate zones of the world. The Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8° Ost is a unique world of knowledge und experience, focused on climate and weather. The fascinating exhibition in Bremerhaven offers you the possibility to travel along the eighth degree of logitude. You will pass through different countries and continents. The Klimahaus also shows you our perspectives for the future and gives you an idea of the opportunities we have. Our weather studio explains to you how extreme our weather can be. How will our climate change? What can we do to protect our planet?   read more…

The port city of Bremerhaven

27 April 2012 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

© klimahaus-bremerhaven.de

© klimahaus-bremerhaven.de

Bremerhaven is a city at the seaport of the free city-state of Bremen. It forms an enclave in the state of Lower Saxony and is located at the mouth of the River Weser on its eastern bank, opposite the town of Nordenham.   read more…

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