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Press releases


German Maritime Museum opens again: Special offers for pupils and families with children in times of the Corona crisis

The state of Bremen has lifted the ban on opening museums imposed in the wake of the Corona crisis. read more

App to the museum for everyone?

People with cognitive impairments or people with dementia should be able to visit the museum more easily. The DSM makes itself available as a Living Lab for this purpose. read more

"Seeing the 'Other'?" The Perception of Foreign Cultures in Photographic Travel Albums

The research and exhibition project "Seeing the Other?" discusses, among other things, the medium of photography and photographic "memory images". read more


Due to developments around the spread of the coronavirus, the German Maritime Museum cannot be visited for the time being. The same applies to the walk-in ships in the outside area. read more

Provenance research at the German Maritime Museum: An old engine and its history in the NS era

Since 1976, the single-cylinder four-stroke engine has been part of the collection of the Maritime Museum. Now the heirs of the former owner have been located. read more

Kogge meets PLAYMOBIL – The story of a ship retold

In the special exhibition "Kogge meets PLAYMOBIL - The story of a ship retells" Oliver Schaffer reenacts scenes from the history of the ship in cooperation with the German Maritime Museum.. read more

The long arm of the Hanseatic League

The economic development of Scottish islands in the early modern era is the subject of a new research project in which the DSM is also involved. read more

Hawkins Warming Stripes on the roof of the German Maritime Museum

Climate change is currently one of the most important and most discussed problems of mankind. Whether it is the coal phase-out or the Fridays for Future movement. read more

History of the POLARSTERN

A provocative question helped POLARSTERN to a breakthrough and thus marked the beginning of an extremely successful story. read more

"Today he would probably be Influencer" - DSM researches photographic collection of Hanns Tschira

He was one of the most famous on-board photographers of his time and a companion of the North German Lloyd. The work of Hanns Tschira is now the focus of a research project. read more


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