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Cogg Hall: TUE - SU 10 AM till 6 PM + Ships reopen on 18 March 2024 + free entrance for refugees + Безкоштовний вхід для українців


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The "Bremen cog" from the Hanseatic period – be amazed at 600 years of history

Learn more about the world's best-preserved trade ship of the Middle Ages.

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Mankind  & the sea

Which ecological, economical, technical and social circumstances have shaped and influenced the relationship between people and the sea?

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News from the museum



Current tender

Here you will find a current tender for services of architectural and engineering offices as well as planning-related services.

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Bremen students develop online exhibition for the German Maritime Museum

Many associations are connected with colonies. Rarely, however, is there any mention of Bremen and Hamburg's trade with the Faroer Islands or Iceland in the early modern period, i.e. in the 16th to 18th century ...

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Closing & outlook

At the end of the special exhibition "The Tooth of the Tide" we took a closer look at 'film' as a cultural heritage and gave an outlook on the topics for 2019 at the German Maritime Museum. 

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Film series "Violence on the high seas"

The fourth part of the film series "Violence on the High Seas", produced by PD Dr. Gregor Rohmann and the Gerda Henkel Foundation, is online. It was shot at the German Maritime Museum and focuses on one of the most famous groups of medieval seafarers: the Vitalienbrüder.

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Construction site blog

The German Maritime Museum in transition

On to new shores! The German Maritime Museum is in transition. As a Leibniz Institute, it is making its research work visible to the public with new exhibition concepts. An exciting programme for the whole family. 

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Opening hours

Cog hall: TUE - SUN from 10 am to 6 pm, open daily from 18.3.2024

Ships: Ships reopen on 18 March 2024

how to reach us

Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum
Hans-Scharoun-Platz 1
D-27568 Bremerhaven


T. +49 471 482 07 0

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