The Übersee Museum Bremen is a Natural History and Ethnographic museum in Bremen, Germany. In an integrated exhibition of Nature, Culture and Trading, the museum presents aspects of overseas regions with permanent exhibitions relating to Asia, South Pacific/Oceania, Americas and Africa. Since 1993, the building itself is protected by the monument protection act. In 1875, the collections of the Bremen Natural History Society became become the property of the city of Bremen under the name “Municipal Collections of Natural History and Ethnography”, the library of the society having been given to the city in 1872.
Tel. +49 421 160 38-101
Fax +49 421 160 38-99
Tue – Fri 9 – 18
Sat + Sun 10 – 18
closed on Mondays
During school holidays in Bremen:
Tue – Sun 10 – 18, closed on Mondays
on holidays: closed on 1.1., Easter Monday, May Day, Whit Monday, 24.12., 25.12. and 31.12.
For the largest part, our exhibitions’ texts are also available in English. For some departments, the English exhibition texts can be obtained free of charge at the cashier’s desk. In addition to this, we also offer audio guides in English as well as guided tours in a number of different languages.