Top Historical Places in Bremen

Are you looking to explore the history of Bremen through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Bremen including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Bremen. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Bremen ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Bremen, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Bremen for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Bremen with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. St. Peter's Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Cathedral

    This is another jewel in the Markplatz’s cap. The cathedral’s two front 99 metre high towers dominate Bremen’s skyline (you can climb one of them for a magnificent view of Bremen). Initially a Romanesque structure, it got a Gothic makeover in the 15th century. It’s remarkable the church even exists – Bremen cathedrals are famous for the sheer number of times they&r...Read more
  2. Boettcherstrasse And Museen Boettcherstrasse

    Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Educational Site, Historical Site

    This 100 metre long street in Bremen’s Old Town is fascinating. It’s architecture is highly curious and beautiful example of brick expressionist styles. Most of the buildings you see here are were built in the 1920s and  1930, at the initiative of a rich coffee merchant. It’s full of arts and crafts workshops, bars, restaurants, shops and a hotels. There is also carillon ...Read more
  3. Alte Pumpwerk

    Tags: Historical Site

    This is a disused sewage pumping station that’s now been converted into a museum on Bremen’s sanitation culture and history. In addition to learning about the machines, you can also step into an actual sewer. It’s not for everybody, but give it shot! It is also a venue for theatre and cabaret. Check the attraction website to see what’s on.
  4. Town Musicians Of Bremen Or Bremer Stadtmusikanten

    Tags: Outdoors, Educational Site, Historical Site, Monument

    This is folktale that was recorded by the Brothers Grimm. The title or the characters never arrived in Bremen though. It is story of donkey, a cat, a rooster and a dog. What are here for the tourist to see are the modeled statues of these animals, called the Town of Musicians. The statues reside in front of each of the five veterinary schools in Germany. They were all gifts given to the schools.
  5. Forum Am Wall

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture

     You should not miss this beautiful architectural piece while in Bremen. This German building was built in the year 1908. It reflects the Neo-Renaissance style of architecture. There is a small police station inside the building while at present, it majorly works as a city-library. The inner courtyard of the building is divided into three different sections. The towers and round-arched por...Read more
  6. Knoops Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Botanical Garden, Bridge

  7. Schutting

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Originally, this 16th century Renaissance building served as a guildhall to Germany’s tradesmen. In 1849, it was converted into Bren’s chamber of Commerce. Today, however, it is apparently a pub where you get some excellent beer. There’s a restaurant too.
  8. Historische Altstadt Bremen

    Tags: Church, Outdoors, Landmark, Castle

    This is the historical center that witnessed early settlements. The town was planned with distinctive townscape, i.e. streets, squares, etc. There are many public buildings that the tourists can still see and get the feel of the old era. There are churches, castles, fortress, town hall, storage, etc. Much of the monuments and old buildings are kept under.