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Autumn in Bremen

Eine vom Herbst bunt gefärbte Laubhecke
Enjoy the third season in Bremen!

Quelle: privat / JUA

It’s getting cooler outside; the trees are changing color and leaves rustle underfoot – it’s now autumn! And so begins the time of year when you’re persuaded to spend more time inside than outdoors. The array of museums and galleries in Bremen offer numerous opportunities to do so enjoyably. Those who don’t mind a little cool air can enjoy the autumn outdoors in the parks, the surrounding countryside or at one of the many events of the season.

Autumn Highlights

SWB-Marathon

Since 2006, the first weekend of October in Bremen is dedicated to sport: Runners can once again put their endurance to the test in the swb-Marathon.

Quelle: 2013, Fotograf sport online

Herbstmarkt in the Überseestadt

Cheese, wine, wool and plants – the Bremer Herbstmarkt (Autumn Market) entices in October with its varied offerings at the Speicher XI in the Überseestadt.

Quelle: Katharina Bünn

Vegefest

Vegesack’s village center holds a festival every year to greet the golden season. The Vegefest always takes place in autumn: A two-day city experience with plenty of amusements.

Quelle: Vegesack Marketing

Freimarkt

For 17 days of the year “Ischa Freimaak!” reigns. One of the largest folk festivals in Germany, it’s called Bremen’s “5th Season”. From hot, roasted almonds to a ride on the Ferris wheel – there’s something for everyone at the Freimarkt.

Quelle: www.katharazzi.com

Fisch & Feines

In November, the Bremen trade-show for fish and delicacies, “Fisch & Feines” takes place. Treats for the taste buds await visitors in halls two and three of the Messe Bremen.

Quelle: Messe Bremen

Feuerspuren

In early November, Feuerspuren – the international storytelling festival of Bremen – takes place in the neighborhood of Gröpelingen. In a variety of venues, different storytellers cast a spell over their listeners.

Quelle: Kultur vor Ort e.V.

Long Night of the Industry

InNovember, the popular “Lange Nacht der Industrie” (Long Night of the Industry) invites visitors to have a look behind the scenes at various well-known companies.

Quelle: prima events gmbh / Arne Vollstedt

Bremer Lichtermeer

Every November, a large lantern parade takes place in Bremen. The Bremen Lichtermeer parade takes a colorful journey through the city center.

Quelle: Jazz Promotion

Bremen Christmas Market

Once again, from the end of November until 23 December, Bremen invites you to the Christmas Market in its historical city center. Come wander among the numerous arts and crafts stands.

Quelle: WFB - T. Vankann

Schlachte-Zauber

In the pre-Christmas season, the Schlachte transforms itself into a Christmas fairytale. The medieval “Pirate Village” provides visitors with a special experience: have a drink of hot honey mead, enjoy some rustic cooking and buy one or two Christmas gifts.

Quelle: WFB/Katharina Müller

Im Vordergrund brennende Kerzen, Öle und Steine, im Hintergrund eine entspannende Frau mit geschlossenen Augen.

Wellness in Bremen

Bremen offers a number of temples to health and wellness.

Quelle: fotolia / Dmitry Ersler

Das Papp in der Abendstimmung.

Bar meets culture

Quelle: WFB/Jens Lehmkühler

Ein großes Bücherregal voller Bücher.

The World of Books

Shopping Tips for Bookworms

Quelle: fotolia / connel_design

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

botanika

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

Focke-Museum

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.

Gerhard-Marcks-Haus

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

Olbers-Planetarium

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

Quelle: Olbers-Planetarium

Overbeck-Museum

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

Quelle: Overbeck-Museum

Rundfunkmuseum

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

Tischlereimuseum

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

Quelle: Frank Baethke

Übersee-Museum

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

Wuseum

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

Quelle: das sprengwerk

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