How to Find us
The Marine Research Division is located in the Rudolf Richter building.
Arrival by train
Walk out to the right of the train station and pass the square Valoisplatz. Keep straight forward, crossing Weserstraße, pass the old dyke bridge and the cultural center “Pumpwerk” will be on your right on Jadestraße.
Follow Jadestraße which, after a sharp turn to the left, will be named Südstrand. About 300 m after this sharp curve you have reached “Senckenberg am Meer”. The entrance to the Institute is near the bus stop called Seedeich.
The Division for Marine Research is the buildng to your right and you’ll find the main entrance at the dyke-site.
Arrival by car
Wilhelmshaven is located exactly at the end of Autobahn (highway) 29, which means it is easily and quickly accessible by car. Coming from Oldenburg drive to exit 5, “Wilhelmshavener Kreuz”, take a right off the A29 and continue on Federal Road (B)210 toward WHV-Süd/Roffhausen.
After having passed the “Wilhelmshaven” sign, take the first right onto the Peterstraße and after 1.8 km another right onto the Werftstraße.
After about 700 m take a left onto the Weserstraße. Drive for about 1 km on the Weserstraße and take a right onto Jadestraße. Follow this street which after a sharp turn to the left will be named Südstrand.
About 300 m after this sharp curve you have reached “Senckenberg am Meer”. The entrance to the Institute is near the bus stop called “Seedeich”. The Marine Research Division is the buildng to your right and you’ll find the main entrance at the dike-site.
Please keep in mind that the Kaiser-Wilhelm bridge is closed temporarily.
Arrival by airplane
The nearest major airport is Bremen Airport (BRE). After landing, you can either go by tram line 6 directly to the central railway station of Bremen or you can take a hire car (see arrival by car). From the central railway station of Bremen, you usually take the train to Wilhelmshaven via Oldenburg and step off at the central railway station of Wilhelmshaven (see arrival by train). The journey time from Bremen to Wilhelmshaven by train is around ninety minutes.