Willkommen zum German American Heritage Center!
Tuesdays through Saturday
The museum will be closed
Since 1995, the German American Heritage Center building was saved from demolition, restored, renovated, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and has become Davenport's newest museum. Read about the history of the building...
INTERACTIVE PERMANENT EXHIBIT “The German Immigrant Experience”
TEMPORARY EXHIBIT SPACES
Now through Jan. 5 - Photography Contest Exhibition
Coming Nov. 10 - Images
from GAHC’s Trip to Germany and Travel Photo contest winners
Images from GAHC’s Trip to Germany and Travel Photo contest winners.
Now open:Treats and Traditions -will feature a re-creation of Grandma's kitchen, a collection of vintage doll and toy bakeware items, and many kitchen tools from the GAHC archive or on loan from members and friends. There is also a large festive Tannenbaum decorated entirely with Springerle molded cookies. The exhibit also features the origin and history of many favorite goodies linked to German Christmas traditions, such as Lebkuchen, Springerle, Stollen and Marzipan.
NOTE: If you missed the film showing of "Jens Jensen: The Living Green", go here to receive notification when the documentary is released on DVD & Blu Ray"
Related subject matter: Father George McDaniel shares his 'SUDS' lecture The Rocky Road to Nirvana: Iowa and Prohibition in the 19th Century.
EXPANDED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
If you missed Jim Leach's talk on "Civility With A German Accent" , you can read it here.
If you like to read, you may be interested in our series of book discussions about Germans and Germany.
CHRISTKINDLMARKT IS NOW OPEN - EXPLORE OUR GIFT SHOP
We hope you will stop in and visit our Gift Shop. We have many items from Germany and all proceeds go to German American Heritage Center's programs, events and exhibits. There is no charge for browsing.
OUR BANQUET HALL IS AVAILABLE TO RENT
Planning a graduation party, family reunion, wedding rehearsal dinner, retirement anniversary party or a baby shower? Take a look at our Banquet Hall. It occupies the entire fourth floor.
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