Youth hostel in Warnemünde

A fun way to stay in Warnemünde is this youth hostel located in the edifice of a former weather station. The equipment on top of the tower is still used for providing data for weather forecasting.

Heinkel Villa in Warnemünde

This villa built in 1880 became famous for being the home of the aircraft designer Ernst Heinkel. One of his designs was the Heinkel He 178, the world’s first turbojet aircraft and jet plane. Today the villa is part of the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research (Leibniz-Institut für Ostseeforschung).

Museum of local history in Warnemünde

The museum of local history (Heimatmuseum) is located in a building dating back to 1767. The exhibition tells about local life as well as about typical elements of a seaman’s life. So one can see collections of dioramas built by sailors. There are also souvenirs like English stoneware brought home from numerous sea travels.

Police boat FPB 25 (2001) in Rostock

While cruising the river Warnow from Rostock to Warnemünde I came across a police boat of the same name. The Warnow is a patrol vessel (Type FPB 25) built by the company Fassmer.