Notable among its exhibits is a Bremen "kogge", an old Hanseatic merchant ship; a Mark XXI submarine from WWII; the four-masted tall ship, the.
Also of interest is a 112-meter-tall radar tower with a viewing platform, as well as exhibits relating to European shipping from prehistoric to modern times.
Afterwards, be sure to visit the street's many unique shops and galleries, as well as the famous Glockenspiel House with its thrice-a-day chime.The charming medieval district of Schnoor is the oldest part of Bremen.It's also the site of the city's popular Christmas Market, as well as the Freimarkt, an ancient fair that has taken place here almost continuously since 1036.Bremen's beautiful old Town Hall is a brick-built Gothic structure constructed in 1410 in the city's Marktplatz, with its sumptuous Renaissance facade added in 1612.The Kunsthalle, in Bremen's Old Town, contains numerous fine 17th-century Dutch paintings, as well as many old German masters dating as far back as the 15th century.
Other highlights include its collection of French and Dutch paintings of the 19th and 20th centuries, works by painters from the famous Worpswede artists' colony, and more than 200,000 drawings and prints.
Afterwards, be sure to spend time exploring Bremerhaven in particular, the harbor area with its busy fishing port.
Bremen's 114-acre Rhododendron-Park, established in 1933, is a wonderful place to explore, whether you're a nature lover or a gardener.
Recently designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the building boasts one of the most elegant banqueting and reception halls in Germany: an impressive 40-meters-long, 13-meters-wide, and eight-meters-high, its most notable feature is a large painting of the dating from 1537.
Regular free concerts are held every Thursday evening, including vocal soloists and organ recitals.
In addition to its huge collection of rhododendrons and azaleas, it boasts an eight-acre botanical garden created in 1905 with plant species from alpine regions, as well as Asia, Australia, and the Americas, and more than 1,000 native species, some of them endangered.