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: A War Among Neighbors

On the 100th anniversary of the US entering WWI, learn about the rise of Anti-German sentiment during World War 1 and read the stories of those affected in the Quad Cities area.


Butchers, Bankers, Brewers: German Business in Davenport

Come visit our new exhibit on local business in Davenport. Explore how German immigrants impacted the economic landscape with their entrepreneurial spirit and how their trades and talents help expand Davenport and the Quad City area. Read about some businesses you may recognize, and those that have since disappeared from our communities. Although many can […]