The German Immigrant Experience

Enjoy an interactive experience as you learn about immigrants’ journey by sea, train and foot, to their final destination at the museum’s building, which was originally a very busy hotel for thousands of immigrants in the 1860s.


Steam Circus

The German American Heritage Center is excited to bring a new exhibit for everyone to enjoy, “Steam Circus: The Colorful World of Carousels”! The exhibit will be open from May 13th to October 21st. Think back to the times spent at the carnival or theme park. Chances are you can smell the buttery popcorn, see […]


Sound Mind Sound Body

Another new exhibit opens at the German American Heritage Center, “Sound Mind Sound Body: Turnverein Traditions” from July 1- September 15. The Turnverein, nicknamed the Turners in the United States, began as a fraternal organization in Germany to find a unified German identity. Focused on physical education, acrobatics, and exercising the mind on civil engagement, […]