Bremerhaven Travel Tip:
German Maritime Museum (Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum)

German Maritime Museum (Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum)
U-boat WILHELM BAUER at the Bremerhaven Maritime Museum

The Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum (DSM) was founded in Bremerhaven in 1971 to replace the Museum of Marine Science in Berlin, which had been destroyed during World War II. Its task is to collect, record, research and present documents and artefacts pertaining to German maritime history. For this purpose, the DSM is equipped with laboratories and technical facilities for the examination, conservation and restoration of different types of water craft as well as other objects. It also houses a wide range of collections and a dedicated archive and specialist library with adjacent reading room.The museum consists of the building planned by Hans Scharoun as well as several museum ships in the Old Harbor of Bremerhaven, including the Seute Deern windjammer and the Wilhelm Bauer U-boat.

Hours: April 1 to October 31 daily 10am - 6pm. November 1 to March 31 Tuesday to Sunday 10am - 6pm (closed on Mondays). The ships in the museum's harbor can only be visited from April 1 to October 31.

[ Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deutsches_Schiffahrtsmuseum ]

Related: http://www.dsm.museum/
Address: Hans-Scharoun-Platz 1, 27568 Bremerhaven
Tags: Bremerhaven, Maritime, Museum, U-boat, Marine Science


Location of German Maritime Museum (Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum)


More Bremerhaven Travel Tips

Bremerhaven

Bremerhaven is the seaport of the free city and federal state of Bremen, Germany. 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. Though a relatively…

Related: Bremerhaven travel guide

Where to stay in Bremerhaven?

We have a collection of charming and inviting vacation rentals in Bremerhaven.

Ask a Local for special travel insider tips!

We make it easy for you to post your travel questions and get them answered by local residents and our property owners in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. This way you get unqiue travel tips, personalized to your needs. Just type in your destination in the search box and go to your desired destination guide. From there look for the "Ask a Local" box, type in your question and submit. Typically you'll get 2-3 responses within less than 24 hours.

Download free eBook: 10 Tips on how to Live Like a German during your Germany Vacation!

Download free eBook: 10 Tips on how to Live Like a German during your Germany Vacation!Register for our free monthly Germany travel newsletter and download as a gift this valuable eBook: "10 Tips on how to Live Like a German during your Germany Vacation" - written by Bettina Kraft, owner of the Live Like a German site.
[ + ] More Details

Germany Travel Tips & Recommendations: