Förderverein Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum e.V.

With around 2,500 members, the Förderverein Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum e.V. is one of the largest promotional associations for a cultural institution in Germany.

Membership of the Förderverein Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum e.V. offers the following advantages:

•          free admission to the German Maritime Museum including its special exhibitions

•          free admission to all events at the German Maritime Museum: lectures, film presentations, readings and more

•          participation in association activities: e.g. in organised maritime history-related excursions

•          free subscription to the biannual publication "Deutsche Schiffahrt" with information on the activities of the research museum, its exhibitions and research

•          priority purchase with 10 % discount of publications by the German Maritime Museum when purchasing or ordering in the museum.


Do you have questions, suggestions or comments? Then get in touch with us.  

Förderverein Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum e.V.
Hans-Scharoun-Platz 1
27568 Bremerhaven

+49 471 482 07 0
+49 471 482 07 55

1. Chairman: Dietrich Schütte 

2. Chairman: Dr. Manfred Ernst 

Secretary: Sabine Schulz 

Become a member: do some good and enjoy the advantages of membership.

Would you like to support us and our work and become a member of the Förderverein Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum e.V.? Then simply fill in the membership declaration and send it to us. You can also join quite simply using our online form.


Chairpersons of the Förderverein Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum (l. to r.): Dietrich Schütte, Klaus Jürgen Meyer, Sabine Schulz, Claus Brüggemann, Dr. Manfred Ernst, Werner Lüken sowie Dr. Frank Schlaberg (not in the picture). photo: DSM/Ute von Oesen.

Opening hours

daily 10 am - 8 pm

how to reach us

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


T. +49 471 482 07 0

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