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.


Power Frauen: German Women Who Dared to Dream

In the year 2020, we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment – that which guaranteed women the right to vote. In celebration of this anniversary, this exhibit features German and German American women who left their mark on the world. Paired with original artwork created by local women artists, we […]


The History We Hold: Highlights From the GAHC Collection

From accordions to zithers, the GAHC’s collection is varied and growing. It is from these objects that lessons from our ancestors are learned. With the memories they contain, artifacts offer a window into the past. They bring history into the present in a way that we can see, hold, and interact with. Artifacts can tell […]