BallinStadt - Emigrant Museum Hamburg
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Similar to Ellis Island in New York we have a small Emigration Museum in Hamburg as a lot of Germans came through Hamburg on their way to the US in the late 19th century. Well worth a visit and easy to reach with the S-Bahn.
17 % of all Europeans who later on became Americans started in Hamburg. This Museum describes their life in Hamburg. It's named after the founder, Albert Ballin, of the worlds biggest shipping company, HAPAG Loyd
Durch die Präsentation persönlicher Schicksale ein fast intimer Zugang zur Zeit der großen Auswanderung bis 1920