38 Sights in Bremerhaven, Germany (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Bremerhaven, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 38 sights are available in Bremerhaven, Germany.

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1. Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8° Ost

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Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8° Ost Till F. Teenck / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Klimahaus Bremerhaven is a scientific exhibition house in Bremerhaven. It is located at the Old Port and is part of the Havenwelten; its shape resembles a boat. The exhibition offers the possibility of a virtual journey around the earth in a north-south direction on approximately the geographical longitude of the starting point, 8°34′30" east of Greenwich, and in the extension over the South Pole in a northerly direction along the 171st to 172nd west longitude. The approximately 18,800 m² world of knowledge and experience takes up the topic of climate and climate change in three exhibition areas. The operator is the Klimahaus-Betriebsgesellschaft. Arne Dunker has been the director since 2004. Around 600,000 people visited the exhibition annually until 2014 and around 425,000 in 2018.

Wikipedia: Klimahaus Bremerhaven (DE), Website

2. U-Boot Wilhelm Bauer

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U-Boot Wilhelm Bauer Clemens Vasters from Viersen, Germany / CC BY 2.0

German submarine Wilhelm Bauer is a Type XXI U-boat of Nazi Germany's navy (Kriegsmarine), completed shortly before the end of World War II. It was scuttled at the end of the war, having never gone on patrol. In 1957, it was raised from the seabed off Flensburg Firth, refurbished, and recommissioned for use by the West-German Bundesmarine in 1960. Finally retired fully in 1983, it is the only floating example of a Type XXI U-boat. It has been modified to appear in wartime configuration and exhibited at the German Maritime Museum in Bremerhaven, Germany.

Wikipedia: German submarine Wilhelm Bauer (EN), Website

3. Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum

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The German Maritime Museum 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.

Wikipedia: German Maritime Museum (EN), Description, Website

4. Kaiserschleuse Ostfeuer

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The Kaiserschleuse lighthouse stands to the east of the pier at the entrance to the Kaiserhafen in Bremerhaven. The Kaiserschleuse Ostfeuer, which was still in operation, was planned in 1900 by harbour director Rudolf Rudloff and is the northernmost lighthouse in Seestadt. The height of the structure is 15 m, the lighthouse height is 10 m. In size and appearance it resembles the more than 100 years older lighthouse Moritzburg. The lighthouse carries a fog bell, which is still in operation.

Wikipedia: Leuchtturm Kaiserschleuse (DE), Website, Description

5. Bürgermeister-Smidt-Gedächtniskirche

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Bürgermeister-Smidt-Gedächtniskirche Mathiasroesel (Diskussion) 23:34, 30. Jan. 2015 (CET) / Copyrighted free use

The Bürgermeister-Smidt-Gedächtniskirche in Bremerhaven belongs to a congregation of Uniate Churches consisting of Lutherans and Reformed. Belonging to the Bremen Evangelical Church from the beginning, it is still the only parish of this regional church in Bremerhaven. The correct name of the "Great Church" is United Protestant Community to the Mayor Smidt Memorial Church. Since 1927, Bremerhaven's main church, like the main shopping street, has been named after Mayor Johann Smidt.

Wikipedia: Bürgermeister-Smidt-Gedächtniskirche (DE), Website, Description

6. Portal der Rickmerswerft

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The nucleus of the Rickmers shipping company was the Rickmers shipyard, founded in 1834 by Rickmer Clasen Rickmers in Bremerhaven. Later, the company was expanded to include a shipping company and various rice mills. The legally completely independent shipping companies operated by the two brothers Bertram R. C. Rickmers and Erck Rickmers, descendants of the company founder in the fifth generation, were sold to the shipping company Zeaborn in 2016 and 2018 respectively.

Wikipedia: Rickmers Reederei (DE), Website, Description

7. Zollamt Rotersand

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The Rotersand customs office in Lehe (Bremerhaven) is located at Franziusstraße 1, at the end of Rickmersstraße and Bürgermeister-Smidt-Straße. It was the main entrance to the Kaiserhafen and the Nordhafen. Today, freight traffic is routed via Speckenbüttel. The office is named after the lighthouse Roter Sand. The municipal tram ran a single-track curve from Rickmersstraße into the Bürger. > The building was placed under Bremen monument protection in 2009.

Wikipedia: Zollamt Rotersand (DE), Description

8. Wilhelm-Raabe-Schule

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The Wilhelm-Raabe-Schule in Bremerhaven-Geestemünde is a secondary school centre. It has a grammar school branch and a secondary school branch, in which students can obtain either the intermediate school leaving certificate or the vocational training maturity. Since the school year 2011/12, the Wilhelm-Raabe-Schule has been a secondary school. The school was named in Germany after Wilhelm Raabe, one of the most important representatives of literary realism.

Wikipedia: Wilhelm-Raabe-Schule (Bremerhaven) (DE), Website, Description

9. Wohnwasserturm Wulsdorf

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The Wulsdorf washing water tower in Bremerhaven-Wulsdorf was built in 1927 and served as a water tower and at the same time as a residential building. The 33 meter high reinforced concrete construction was the first high -rise on the Unterweser at the construction period and has been a listed building since 1978. In addition to the water towers in Bremerhaven-Lehe and the Geestemünde water tower, it is the fourth preserved water tower in Bremerhaven.

Wikipedia: Wohnwasserturm Wulsdorf (DE), Website, Description

10. Schulschiff Deutschland

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Schulschiff Deutschland is a German full-rigged sail training ship, maintained as a historical monument and museum ship. She was employed as a school ship for the merchant marine beginning in 1927. The ship is moored at the Neuer Hafen in Bremerhaven, in the Federal State of Bremen, Germany. Since the name Deutschland was at the time of its construction already assigned to an unbuilt naval warship, its official name is Schulschiff Deutschland.

Wikipedia: Schulschiff Deutschland (EN), Website, Description

11. FMS Gera

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The Gera is a museum ship of the Historisches Museum Bremerhaven. The fishing motor vessel built in 1959/60 at the Peene shipyard in Wolgast, which received the fishing identification "ROS 223", has been part of the deep-sea fishing fleet of the Rostock Fish Combine since 1961 and is today the last remaining side catcher in Germany. Since 1990, the Gera has been a floating museum for deep-sea fishing in the fishing port (Bremerhaven).

Wikipedia: Gera (Schiff, 1961) (DE), Website

12. Busse-Denkmal

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The bus monument is a monument in the Geestemünde district of Bremerport, located on the left bank of the Geeste River, at the foot of the east bridgehead of the old Geestebrücke Bridge. It was built in 1936 and designed by Hamburg architect Fritz H ö ger. It commemorates the commissioning of the "Shooter" fishing boat by shipowner Friedrich Booth in 1885, which marked the beginning of modern offshore fishing in Germany.

Wikipedia: Busse-Denkmal (DE), Website, Description

13. Herz-Jesu-Kirche

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The Church of Holy Heart of Jesus is the Roman Catholic parish church of the Geestemünde Bremerhaven district, between Buchtstrasse and Grashoffstrasse near the main train station. The neo -Gothic indoor church was built in 1910/11 according to plans by Heinrich Flügel and consecrated by Bishop Adolf Bertram on September 17, 1911. Their parish of the same name belongs to the Deanery Bremerhaven in the Hildesheim diocese.

Wikipedia: Herz-Jesu-Kirche (Bremerhaven-Geestemünde) (DE), Website

14. Tonnenschuppen

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Tonnenschuppen Gottfried Hilgerdenaar / CC BY-SA 3.0 de

From the Tonnenhof Bremerhaven, the navigation signs in the outer Weser are maintained and deployed. The Tonnenhof, located at the mouth of the Geeste in Bremerhaven, belonged to the Tonnen- und Bakenamt zu Bremen, founded in 1876, and after the Second World War to the Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Bremerhaven (WSA). Since 8 April 2019, it has been part of the newly created Weser-Jade-Nordsee Waterways and Shipping Office.

Wikipedia: Tonnenhof Bremerhaven (DE), Website, Description

15. Kreuzkirche

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The Evangelical Lutheran Kreuzkirche Bremerhaven was built in 1863 on the corner of Rampenstraße and Keilstraße and replaced in 1877 by a slightly larger church on the same site, which was destroyed in 1944 during the Second World War. In 1952, a former ethnological museum on Bgm.-Martin-Donandt-Platz was converted into the third Kreuzkirche, which thus became the first post-war church in Bremerhaven.

Wikipedia: Kreuzkirche (Bremerhaven) (DE)

16. Radarturm

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The Bremerhaven Radar Tower is a 106-metre reinforced concrete tower located in Bremerhaven, Germany. The radar tower, which was constructed between 1962 and 1965, accommodates numerous transmitting plants for maritime radio purposes, in addition to its radar equipment. A viewing platform is situated at the 60 metre level, and is accessible to the public.

Wikipedia: Bremerhaven Radar Tower (EN)

17. Deutsches Auswandererhaus

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The German Emigration Center 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.

Wikipedia: German Emigration Center (EN), Website

18. Bremerhaven Hauptbahnhof

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Bremerhaven Hauptbahnhof en:User:Doco, wiki+spam@eindruckschinderdomain.de / CC BY-SA 2.5

Bremerhaven Hauptbahnhof is a railway station in the city of Bremerhaven in northwestern Germany. It is the main railway hub for the city, offering regional connections to Bremen, Osnabrück, Cuxhaven, Bremervörde and Buxtehude. Museal services on the line to Bad Bederkesa also call at the station during weekends in summer.

Wikipedia: Bremerhaven Hauptbahnhof (EN), Website, Description

19. Seefalke

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The Seefalke is a former salvage tug, which was built in 1924 at the Tecklenborg shipyard for the shipping company W. Schuchmann. It is an exhibit of the German Maritime Museum in Bremerhaven. The tug has been a listed building since 2005 as part of the cultural monument "Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum und Museumsflotte".

Wikipedia: Seefalke (Schiff, 1924) (DE), Website, Description

20. Wasserstandsanzeiger

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Wasserstandsanzeiger Peter Raap / CC BY-SA 3.0 de

The Bremerhaven water level indicator is located at the southern end of the Weser dike in Mitte (Bremerhaven). He informed ship guides to the tide of the Weser estuary. Like the Bürgermeister-Smidt-Gedächtniskirche and the "Lange Heinrich" in the past, the water level indicator is (again) Bremerhaven's landmark.

Wikipedia: Wasserstandsanzeiger Bremerhaven (DE), Website

21. Simon-Loschen-Turm

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The Bremerhaven Lighthouse, also known as the Simon Loschen Tower or Loschen Lighthouse, is the rear light of a pair of leading lights at the New Harbour of Bremerhaven, Germany. It is the oldest operative lighthouse on the mainland along Germany's North Sea shore and is counted among the city's landmarks.

Wikipedia: Bremerhaven Lighthouse (EN), Website, Description

22. Lloyd Gymnasium

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The Pestalozzi School Bremerhaven in Bremerhaven - Lehe am Leher Tor, Wiener Straße 3, was inaugurated in 1910 as a double elementary school for boys and girls. It later became a secondary school or business high school and is now a primary school. It is named after Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi.

Wikipedia: Pestalozzischule Bremerhaven (DE), Website, Description

23. Thieles Garten

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Thieles Garten is a small, 20,000 m² park in the Leherheide district of Bremerhaven. The ensemble includes exotic and domestic trees, several ponds, numerous sculptures, a bogate and a Moorish house. The facility was originally a private sculpture garden of the artist family Thiele.

Wikipedia: Thieles Garten (DE), Website, Description

24. Pauluskirche

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The Pauluskirche is a church building in Bremerhaven - Lehe, Hafenstraße 124. It is the parish church of the Evangelical-Lutheran Michaelis- and Pauluskirchengemeinde, which merged in 2000. The Michaeliskirche with the parish hall was then converted into a joint community center.

Wikipedia: Pauluskirche (Bremerhaven) (DE), Website, Description

25. Welle

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Welle selbst fotografiert / CC BY-SA 2.0 de

The Welle is a steamship built in 1915 by Atlas-Werke Aktiengesellschaft in Bremen for the building authority for the Lower Weser correction. Along with the Oder-Ems Canal, this straightening was one of the largest hydraulic engineering projects of the German Empire.

Wikipedia: Welle (Schiff, 1915) (DE), Website, Description

26. Sankt Marien

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St. Mary's Church is a Roman Catholic church in the center of Bremerhaven, Germany. It belongs to the parish of Hl. Herz Jesu Bremerhaven-Lehe in the Deanery of Bremerhaven of the Diocese of Hildesheim and is dedicated to the Immaculate Conception of Mary.

Wikipedia: Maria Unbefleckte Empfängnis (Bremerhaven-Mitte) (DE), Website

27. Hans Lüken

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Hans Lüken Chris Hartmann / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Hans Lüken was a 19 m class rescue cruiser of the Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger (DGzRS), which was built in 1969 by the Schweers shipyard in Bardenfleth under shipyard no. 6409. The DGzRS internal designation was KRS 04.

Wikipedia: Hans Lüken (DE)

28. Grönland

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The Greenland is the oldest seagoing vessel still sailing in Germany. Built in Norway in 1867, Greenland was the ship of the First German North Pole Expedition in 1868. It is now part of the fleet of the German Maritime Museum in Bremerhaven.

Wikipedia: Grönland (Schiff) (DE), Website, Description

29. Unterfeuer Bremerhaven

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The Unterfeuer Bremerhaven is one of two lighthouses of the Bremerhavener Richtfeuerlinie. Together with the Bremerhaven upper light, the Simon Loschen lighthouse, the lower light shows the way for incoming and outgoing ships on the Weser.

Wikipedia: Unterfeuer Bremerhaven (DE)

30. Zionkirche

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The Zionkirche Weddewarden in Bremerhaven-Weddewarden, Wurster Straße 404, was built between 1875 and 1877 according to plans by August Schwägermann and Carl Pogge (tower). The building has been a listed building in Bremen since 2015.

Wikipedia: Zionkirche Weddewarden (DE), Website, Description

31. Sankt Ansgar

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Sankt Ansgar Pastor Ulrich Schmalstieg / Attribution

The St. Sgar Church is the Roman Catholic Church of the Leherheide district of Bremerhaven on Mecklenburger Weg. It belongs to the parish of St. Herz Jesu Bremerhaven-Lehe in the Dean's Office in Bremerhaven in the Hildesheim diocese.

Wikipedia: St. Ansgar (Bremerhaven-Leherheide) (DE), Website

32. Altes Kraftwerk

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The List of Cultural Monuments in Bremen-Hafen lists all cultural monuments in Bremen's Hafenen. This also includes the district Stadtbremisches Überseehafengebiet Bremerhaven, surrounded by Bremerhaven, which has its own table here.

Wikipedia: Liste der Kulturdenkmäler in Bremen-Häfen (DE), Website, Description

33. Kunstmuseum

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The Bremerhaven art museum combined with the Kunsthalle Bremerhaven of the Bremerhaven Art Association in the Seestadt Bremerhaven is an art museum in the Bremerhaven-Mitte district at Karlsburg 1 at Theodor-Heuss-Platz.

Wikipedia: Kunstmuseum Bremerhaven (DE)

34. Altwulsdorfer Schule

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The Wulsdorfer Schule, Sandbredenstraße 11, also called Alt-Wulsdorfer Schule; was built in Wulsdorf in 1866 and is the oldest preserved school building in Bremerhaven. The building is a listed building in Bremen.

Wikipedia: Altwulsdorfer Schule (DE), Website, Description

35. Villa Schlotterhose

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The Villa Busse or Villa Schlotterhose in Bremerhaven - Wulsdorf, Weserstraße 237, was built in 1894/95 according to plans by Georg Fäsenfeldt. The building has been a listed building in Bremen since 2001.

Wikipedia: Villa Busse, Villa Schlotterhose (DE), Website, Description

36. Zoo am Meer

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The Bremerhaven Zoo is located next to the river Weser and exhibits mainly species which live in the water or in northern environments; exceptions are, for instance, chimpanzees and White-headed marmosets.

Wikipedia: Bremerhaven Zoo (EN), Website

37. Gesundheitsamt und Umweltschutzamt Bremerhaven

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The Lehe Hospital in Bremerhaven-Lehe, Wurster Straße 49/Eckernfeldstraße 5, was a hospital from 1906 to 1976 and then became the seat of the health department and later also of other municipal offices.

Wikipedia: Krankenhaus Lehe (DE), Website, Description

38. Dampfeisbrecher Wal

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The whale is a steamship that was used as an icebreaker on the North Ostsee Canal from 1938 to 1990. Since June 1990, the ship has been used as a museum ship by Schiffahrts-Compagnie Bremerhaven e. V.

Wikipedia: Wal (Schiff, 1938) (DE), Website, Description

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