Follow in the tracks of the "Bremen Town Musicians", live like the "Seven Lazy Brothers" and discover the variety, fascination and history of Bremen´s city districts.
Follow the Paths of the Emigrants in the German Emigration Center in Bremerhaven
Bremerhaven was a port of emigration, a town of farewells from 1830 to 1974. "Leb wohl!", "Do zobaczenia!", "Zei gezunt!" - words of farewell spoken by thousands of German, Polish, or Jewish emigrants, words full of hope, fear and tears. Over seven million people from Germany and Eastern Europe went via Bremerhaven to the New World,
Use the opportunity to embark on a personal search for your own ancestors in the family research room. The German Emigration Center grants you access to online data banks, which contain extensive information on people who have emigrated. The staff is on site and will gladly assist you.
In the archives of the Chamber of Commerce in Bremen there still are approx. 3.000 passenger lists from ships from Bremen. This accounts for 70 percent of the passenger lists from ships, which departed from Bremen (Bremerhaven) in 1907/1908, 1913/1914 as well as between 1920 and 1939 to the USA, Canada, South America or Australia.
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Visit of Bremen
Visit of Bremerhaven and the German Emigration Center
The German destination company & On-Site with four offices covering every region in the country, Unique Germany by Compass Tours Incoming has a stellar reputation that reaches far beyond Germany’s border. It was named among the Top 25 Destination Management Companies worldwide by Special Events Magazine-indeed, it is the only German establishment to ever make the list. Founded in 1974, its well-trained staff in Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg & Munich reflect a diversity of ages, backgrounds & skills. This unique blend of personalities & experience proves a valuable resource for agents & their clients alike.
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