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.


The Culture They Carried

Women are often left out of the immigration narrative. This exhibit captures the stories of women who immigrated to Iowa in many time periods from many nations. Share the story of a woman immigrant in your life or family and become part of the exhibit!


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.