We came and we stayed - History of Migration Tour (for groups only)

City Hall - old building© Braunschweig Stadtmarketing GmbH/Gerald Grote

Around 60 years ago, the first “guest workers” helped Germany on its way to its economic boom. They brought pizza, doner kebab and their families with them. Scholarship students came from countries far and wide to study in the city and Jewish migrants from Eastern Europe came with the hope of a better future.

During a walk through the city centre, you can learn how and where they lived, practiced their religion and culture, became politically involved and ultimately changed the face of modernday Braunschweig.

On this intercultural and multi-lingual (on request) tour, you get to know the colourful and dynamic history of Braunschweig from the perspective of migrants.

This tour can also be booked for groups in the following languages: German, English, Spanish, Chinese, Polish

Braunschweig Stadtmarketing GmbH and Social Unit, Office for Migration Affairs, City of Braunschweig

on request
Meeting point
Rathaus (Town Hall), Platz der Deutschen Einheit (see city map below)
Length of tour
approx. 1,5 hours
Price groups
90 € up to 15 people in a group

Explanations and hints

Picture credits

  • Braunschweig Stadtmarketing GmbH/Gerald Grote