In the German Emigration Center visitors encounter the moving family stories of the emigrants – and also learn about the eventful paths of those who have made
Germany their home since the 17th century. How does it feel to leave your homeland behind and start off to a new life?
During a journey through the centuries visitors to the award-winning theme museum
experience the farewell, the crossing and the arrival to the New World.
On the life-like designed quay the sadness of the departure, the uncertainty, however also the hopes and dreams of the emigrants are intensely tangible.
The journey comes to end in a reconstruction of Grand Central Terminal. Like no other location the magnificent New York train station is a symbol for the cultural diversity of the New
Here you will learn how the emigrants, now being immigrants, settled in their new homeland, built themselves a new home and where they found work.
At the end of the tour guests can search for their own emigrated relatives in two international databases.