You probably know about Bremerhaven and Ballinstadt in Hamburg, the two major emigration ports in Germany throughout the past centuries where genealogy and research facilities are available in modern day museums. But there are more important historic sites and museums of interest. In this section you will find a compilation of places that guard historic relicts from the past – hints to your ancestors’ footprints. Find inspirations here to go and visit the actual places of happening and revive the past. The places we invite you to visit lead you to revolutionary historic happenings such as the beginning of the era of aviation (Anklam), the hometown of Universal Studios founder Carl Laemmle (Laupheim), and many more.