39 Sights in Bremerhaven, Germany (with Map and Images)
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1. Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8° Ost
The Klimahaus Bremerhaven is a scientific exhibition house in Bremerhaven. It is located at the Old Harbor and is part of the Harbor Worlds; its shape resembles a boat. The exhibition offers the possibility of a virtual journey around the earth in a north-south direction at about the 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 Klimahaus-Betriebsgesellschaft. Since 2004, Arne Dunker has been the director. Every year, around 600,000 people visited the exhibition until 2014 and around 425,000 in 2018.
2. U-Boot Wilhelm Bauer
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.
3. Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum
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.
4. Kaiserschleuse Ostfeuer
The Kaiserschleuse Lighthouse is located to the east of the pier at the entrance to Kaiserhafen in Bremerport. The Kaiserschleuse Ostfeuer, which is still in use, was planned by Port Superintendent Rudolf Rudloff in 1900 and is the northernmost lighthouse of the coastal city. The height of the structure is 15m, and the height of the navigation mark is 10m. It is similar in size and appearance to the Moritzburg Lighthouse, which is more than 100 years old. There is a fog clock still in use on the lighthouse.
The Wilhelm-Raabe-Schule in Bremerhaven-Geestemünde is a lower secondary school centre. It has a grammar school branch and a secondary school branch in which pupils can obtain either the intermediate school leaving certificate or the vocational training entrance qualification. Since the 2011/12 school year, the Wilhelm-Raabe-Schule has been a secondary school. In the post-war period in Germany, the school was named after Wilhelm Raabe, one of the most important representatives of literary realism.
The Bürgermeister-Smidt-Gedächtniskirche in Bremerhaven belongs to a congregation of the Uniate Churches consisting of Lutherans and Reformed. Belonging to the Bremen Evangelical Church from the very beginning, it is still the only parish of this regional church in Bremerhaven. The correct name of the "Great Church" is United Protestant Congregation to the Mayor's 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
7. Zollamt Rotersand
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 Red Sand lighthouse. The municipal tram ran a single-track curve from Rickmersstraße into the citizens at the office. > In 2009, the building was listed as a historical monument in Bremen.
8. Wohnwasserturm Wulsdorf
The Wulsdorf residential 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-metre-high reinforced concrete building was the first high-rise building on the Lower Weser at the time of construction 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 surviving water tower in Bremerhaven.
9. Portal der Rickmerswerft
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 shipping companies, which were operated by the two brothers Bertram R. C. Rickmers and Erck Rickmers, fifth-generation descendants of the company's founder, were sold to the Zeaborn shipping company in 2016 and 2018 respectively.
10. Schulschiff Deutschland
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.
11. FMS Gera
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 surviving side catcher in Germany. Since 1990, the Gera has been a floating museum for deep-sea fishing in the fishing port (Bremerhaven).
The Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is the Roman Catholic parish church of the Bremerhaven district of Geestemünde, between Buchtstraße and Grashoffstraße near the main train station. The neo-Gothic hall church was built in 1910/11 according to plans by Heinrich Flügel and consecrated on 17 September 1911 by Bishop Adolf Bertram. Its parish of the same name belongs to the deanery of Bremerhaven in the diocese of Hildesheim.
Wikipedia: Herz-Jesu-Kirche (Bremerhaven-Geestemünde) (DE), Website
From the Bremerhaven barrel yard, the navigation signs in the Outer Weser are maintained and deployed. Located at the mouth of the Geeste in Bremerhaven, the Tonnenhof 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-North Sea Waterways and Shipping Office.
The Busse Monument is a memorial in Bremerhaven, Geestemünde district on the left bank of the Geeste at the foot of the eastern bridgehead of the Old Geeste Bridge. It was built in 1936 according to a design by the Hamburg architect Fritz Höger. It commemorates the commissioning of the fishing steamer Sagitta by the shipowner Friedrich Busse in 1885, which marks the beginning of modern deep-sea fishing in Germany.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Cross in 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 ethnographic museum was converted into the third Kreuzkirche on Bgm.-Martin-Donandt-Platz, making it the first post-war church in Bremerhaven.
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.
17. Deutsches Auswandererhaus
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.
18. Bremerhaven Hauptbahnhof
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.
The Bremerhaven water level indicator is located at the southern end of the Weser dike in Mitte (Bremerhaven). He informed ship guides about the tide level 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.
The Seefalke is a former salvage tug 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 tugboat has been a listed building since 2005 as part of the cultural monument "German Maritime Museum and Museum Fleet".
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.
22. Lloyd Gymnasium
The Pestalozzischule 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.
23. Thieles Garten
Thieles Garten is a small 20,000-square-meter park in the Leherheide district of Bremerport. The ensemble includes exotic and native trees, several ponds, countless sculptures, a swamp and a Moorish house. Originally, this complex was a private sculpture garden of the artist Thiele family.
St. Paul's Church is a church building in Bremerhaven - Lehe, Hafenstraße 124. It is the parish church of the Evangelical Lutheran St. Michael's and St. Paul's parishes, which merged in 2000. St. Michael's Church with the parish hall was then transformed into a common community center.
The Welle is a steamship that was built in 1915 at the 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.
26. Hans Lüken
The Hans Lüken was a sea rescue cruiser of the German Society for the Rescue of Shipwrecked Persons (DGzRS) of the 19 m class, which was built in 1969 by the Schweers shipyard in Bardenfleth under shipyard no. was built in 6409. The DGzRS internal designation was KRS 04.
27. Sankt Marien
St Mary's Church is a Roman Catholic church in Bremerport. It belongs to St. John's Parish. The Heart of Jesus Bremerport-Lech is in the office of the Dean of Bremerport in the diocese of Hildesheim, and is dedicated to the flawless conception of the Virgin Mary.
Wikipedia: Maria Unbefleckte Empfängnis (Bremerhaven-Mitte) (DE), Website
28. Altes Kraftwerk
The List of Cultural Monuments in Bremen-Häfen lists all cultural monuments in the Bremen district of Häfen. This also includes the district of Stadtbremisches Überhafengebiet Bremerhaven, which is surrounded by Bremerhaven and has its own table here.
Wikipedia: Liste der Kulturdenkmäler in Bremen-Häfen (DE), Website
The Greenland is the oldest seagoing ship in Germany still sailing today. Built in Norway in 1867, the Greenland was the ship of the First German North Polar Expedition in 1868. It is now part of the fleet of the German Maritime Museum in Bremerhaven.
30. Bahnhof Lehe
Bremerhaven-Lehe passenger station or Lehe station is a through station at kilometre 187.8 of the Wunstorf–Bremerhaven Seehafen railway. The station is located in Bremerhaven, district Lehe at Bürgermeister-Kirschbaum-Platz and dates from 1914.
31. Sankt Ansgar
St. Ansgar's Church is the Roman Catholic church in the Leherheide district of Bremerhaven on Mecklenburger Weg. It belongs to the parish of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Bremerhaven-Lehe in the deanery of Bremerhaven of the Diocese of Hildesheim.
Wikipedia: St. Ansgar (Bremerhaven-Leherheide) (DE), Website
32. Unterfeuer Bremerhaven
The Bremerhaven sub-light is one of two lighthouses on the Bremerhaven directional light line. Together with Bremerhaven's upper light, the Simon Löschen Lighthouse, the lower light shows the way to incoming and outgoing ships on the Weser.
33. Schwoonscher Wasserturm
The water tower of Bremerhaven-Lehe stands in today's city park on Hafenstraße. The more than 150-year-old building from the early days of Bremerhaven's water supply - also called Schwoonscher Wasserturm after its builder Melchior Schwoon.
Wikipedia: Wasserturm Bremerhaven-Lehe (Hafenstraße) (DE), Website
The Zion Church 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.
35. Altwulsdorfer Schule
The Wulsdorfer Schule, Sandbredenstraße 11, also known as the Alt-Wulsdorfer Schule; was built in Wulsdorf in 1866 and is the oldest surviving school building in Bremerhaven. The building is a listed building in Bremen.
The Kunstmuseum Bremerhaven connected to the Kunsthalle Bremerhaven of the Kunstverein Bremerhaven in the Seestadt Bremerhaven is an art museum in the Bremerhaven-Mitte district at Karlsburg 1 near Theodor-Heuss-Platz.
37. Gesundheitsamt und Umweltschutzamt Bremerhaven
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 departments.
38. Zoo am Meer
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.
The Evangelical Lutheran St. Peter's Church in Bremerhaven-Geestemünde, Grünhöfe district, Haberstraße 12–18 and Braunstraße 10, was built according to plans by Carsten Schröck and Gerd Krüger.
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