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Culture and Leisure

Das Papp in der Abendstimmung.
It is impossible to get bored in Bremen! Part bustling, modern metropolis; part historic Hanseatic port, the 'Pearl of the Weser' has a colourful range of leisure activities to suit just about everybody.

Quelle: WFB/Jens Lehmkühler

Please check with the organizer whether your event will take place as planned or whether the respective cultural institution is open.

Buntes Riesenrad auf dem Freimarkt


The popular fun fair.

Quelle: privat - katharazzi.com

Blick auf festlich beleuchtete Festzelte


Five-day culture festival.

Quelle: bremen.online GmbH - hs

Zwei Radrennfahrer auf einer Rennstrecke


About the six days track cycling event.

Quelle: Sixdays Bremen / M. Heckel

Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten; Quelle: protze + theiling GbR

Bremen Town Musicians

Fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm.

Quelle: protze + theiling GbR

Das Papp in der Abendstimmung.

Bar meets culture

Tips for where you enjoy live music, readings and other cultural events while having a drink.

Quelle: WFB/Jens Lehmkühler

Museums and Science Center

Altes Pumpwerk

An architectural monument, where the history of sewage disposal is told. An exhibit about hygiene and technology, epidemics and excrement.

Quelle: Archiv hanseWasser


Experience nature, the Far East, and colourful blossoms – you’ll find them all in the Botanika, the Green Science Center in Bremen.

Quelle: botanika bremen

Böttcherstraße Museums

The picturesque street "Böttcherstraße" in the heart of Bremen is famous for its ornate brick architecture.The museums are the cultural highlights of this beautiful alley way.

Quelle: Museen Böttcherstraße

Bremer Geschichtenhaus

Experience Bremen’s historical lore live and in person.

Quelle: bras e.V.

Denkort Bunker Valentin

The Bunker Valentin is a place which recalls not only the war, but the Nazi regime itself. For the first time since the 1960s, the area can be accessed by the public, with information concerning the history of the building available.

Quelle: WFB/Jens Lehmkühler

Dom-Museum im St. Petri-Dom

The Dom Museum presents an exhibit of the building’s history as well as sacred works of art.

Quelle: bremen.online GmbH / Dennis Siegel


At the Focke-Museum visitors can explore the artistic and cultural history of Bremen. The state museum presents a permanent collection as well as a series of changing temporary exhibits.

Quelle: Focke Museum

GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst

The GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst was founded as a Kunstverein (art association) in 1980. It presents international contemporary art in Bremen.

Quelle: GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst e.V.


The Gerhard Marcks House presents the spectrum of sculpture from the 20th century to the present. A large body of the work of Gerhard Marcks, the sculptor and graphic artist from Berlin, are found here.

Quelle: WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH/T. Vankann

Hafenmuseum Speicher XI

Discover the 120-year history of Bremen’s harbour inside an old, historical cotton warehouse. Delve into the history of the development of the area from overseas harbour to a modern, urban neighbourhood.

Quelle: WFB / bremen.online - VK

Haus der Wissenschaft

Whether through exhibitions, lectures or discussions: The House of Science seeks to engage its visitors with the themes current in science and research.

Quelle: Haus der Wissenschaft e. V.

Krankenhaus Museum

From "a cage of fools" to the nerve clinic – a cultural history of psychiatry.

Quelle: Krankenhaus Museum

Kunsthalle Bremen

The Kunsthalle Bremen presents one of Europe's largest collections of etchings, German and French impressionists. The collection includes outstanding works from the 14th century to the modern day.

Quelle: JUA privat

Museum Köksch un Qualm

The museum "Köksch un Qualm" takes you back and puts you to work in an old cigar factory. Take a trip back in time to the 19th century with authentically decorated rooms.

Quelle: WFB - KF


Where once only students of seafaring studied, now young and old can discover the night sky over Bremen.

Quelle: Olbers-Planetarium


The culture centre created for the artists Fritz and Hermine Overbeck.

Quelle: Overbeck-Museum


In addition to the technology of radio, television and video, the Bremen Rundfunkmuseum has rarities such as the "Comedian Harmonists’" studio equipment on display.

Quelle: Rundfunkmuseum

Schloss Schönebeck

Former seat of a noble family – today a museum for the entire family. Enjoy a journey to another time and place.

Quelle: Torsten Krüger

Schulmuseum Bremen

Discover the history of the Hanseatic City’s schools in a delightful way, at the Schulmuseum Bremen!

Quelle: Schulmuseum / Joachim Koetzle

Städtische Galerie

The Städtische Galerie exhibits a wide array of art from the region of Bremen to international works.

Quelle: Städtische Galerie

Straßenbahn Museum

A historical glimpse into the history of the tramway of Bremen at the Straßenbahn Museum in Sebaldsbrück.

Quelle: Straßenbahnmuseum


How was Germany’s wood sawed and planed in the olden days? Find out at the Carpentry Museum.

Quelle: Frank Baethke


Globetrotters both young and old can indulge their passion for travel at the Übersee-Museum. Visitors can be adventurers for a day here, experiencing the fascination of distant continents.

Quelle: Bremen.online GmbH

Universum Bremen

Since 2015 visitors to the Universum Bremen can come and experience a new permanent exhibition inside the whale-shaped Science Center. The subject areas Humans, Technology, and Nature form the core of the new permanent exhibition.

Quelle: Universum Bremen

Weserburg – Museum of Modern Art

On the Teerhof in the middle of the Weser sits the Weserburg, Bremen’s museum for modern art.

Quelle: Weserburg

Wilhelm Wagenfeld Haus

The Wilhelm Wagenfeld House examines current issues surrounding design and everyday culture.

Quelle: privat / jua


A must for Werder fans. The Wuseum offers a comprehensive collection of Werder Bremen items.

Quelle: das sprengwerk

Blick auf den Osterdeich an der Weser, grüne Wiese im Vordergrund, weiter hinten das Weser-Stadion

Free and Outdoors

Tips for free, outdoor fun throughout the year in Bremen

Quelle: bremen.online GmbH / Dennis Siegel

Eine mit Weltkugeln und bunten Farben geschmückte Frau zelebriert den Samba Karneval

Samba Karneval

Quelle: Initiative Bremer Karneval e.V. / Patricia Lehmann

Zahlreiche Menschen vor einer Bühne im Freien mit Kleinkünstlern.

La Strada

Quelle: privat / JUA

Gondeln eines Kettenkarussells vor blauem Himmel


Quelle: fotolia.com / Thaut Images

SchauspielerInnen der Shakespeare Company auf der Bühne im Bürgerpark

Shakespeare in the Park

Quelle: Marianne Menke

Zwei kostümierte, fröhliche Frauen mit Schirmen

Summer in Lesmona

Quelle: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen ©Jörg Sarbach

Ein Mann steht am Kopf des Hafenbeckens Europahafen und blickt auf den Sonnenuntergang

Best Views in Bremen

Quelle: WFB / Jens Lehmkühler

Ansicht des Marktplatzes während des Musikfestes

Musikfest Bremen

Quelle: Musikfest Bremen - fotoetage