Opening hours - Admission - How to reach us

    +++The Cog Hall will be closed on 20 March and from 8 to 12 April 2024. The ships can be visited. +++

    Museum building

    All dates are in the calendar.


    Winter season 2023/24 (31 October 2023 to 17 March 2024)

    TUE – SUN

    10 am – 6 pm


    Summer season 2024 (18 March to 20 October 2024)

    MON – SUN

    10 am – 6 pm



    Map of the museum - how to reach us

    The museum is closed on 24, 25 and 31 December.

    All event dates are in the calendar.


    Museum ships 

    can be visited:




    Winter season 2023/24 (31 October 2023 to 17 March 2024)




    Summer season 2024 (18 March to 20 October 2024)

    MON – SUN

    10 am – 5.30 pm


    Please note: Animals are not allowed in the museum buildings or on the ships, except for therapy dogs and guide dogs.



    You will find us in the fishing harbour, in the FAMO building.

    Our new address is Hoebelstraße 23 in 27572 Bremerhaven. Opening hours

    Admission charges



    € 6,00

    Children under six yearsfree


    Adults in groups of 15 or more (per person), children from 6-15 years, pupils, trainees, students,students, people doing federal voluntary service and voluntary social year, recipients of unemployment benefit (Bürgergeld), social assistance or basic security (with proof) and people with disabilities with disabilities (with official identification) and crew members of ships and members of the navy with an ID card.

    € 3,00

    Retired€ 5,00

    School groups per person
    (for groups from primary schools to grammar schools and other full-time schools; up to 2 accompanying pedagogical persons have free admission)

    € 2,00

    Family ticket Mini
    (One adult and up to three children)

    € 8,00

    Family ticket Maxi
    (Two adults and up to four children)

    € 14,00

    Admission per ship€ 2,00
    Admission per ship reduced€ 1,00

    Did you know?

    Bremerhaven school classes have free admission to the DSM. The prerequisite is that you bring a confirmation from the school with you on your visit. Teachers who come to prepare their class for a visit to the museum also receive free admission. You do not need to register in advance. Be there with your school class. Welcome on board!

    Download programme booklet

    Programme booklet Kitas and schools

    How to find us

    You can easily reach us by car, train and bus.

    The German Maritime Museum is located in the middle of the port world of Bremerhaven, the seaport and port city, directly on the dyke between the Old Harbour and the Weser. It can be easily reached by car, train and bus.

    By car: From the Bremerhaven-Mitte exit (exit 7) on the A 27 motorway, follow the motorway feeder road to Columbusstraße, which will take you to the museum grounds on the banks of the Weser. The way is signposted. Limited parking is available. Please use the parking lot between the radar tower and the south side of our museum.

    By train/bus: If you plan to travel to the German Maritime Museum by public transport, there are several bus lines available. From main station Bremerhaven, take lines 502, 505, 506, 508 or 509 and get off at the "Hochschule Bremerhaven" stop. Cross the market square diagonally in the direction of Hansa Carré and walk between the houses directly towards the old port. Directly behind is the German Maritime Museum. You can also take bus no. 501 at Bremerhaven main station and get off at the stop "Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum / Stadttheater".

    From Bremerhaven main station on foot: The distance from the main station to the German Maritime Museum is 1.8 km. You can also walk from there.



    Location plan

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