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.


1917: Production

On the 100th anniversary of the US entering WWI, learn about how the Quad Cities and Iowa supported the war from the home front.


Houdini: The Magic and Mystery

Come one, come all to the German American Heritage Center as we become a place of mystery, amusement, and magic and explore the man behind the illusions,Houdini! See our brand new exhibit "Houdini: The Magic and Mystery"!