Our museum prides itself on the wonderful educational experience we can provide.

Share Your Story!  NEW!

We are collecting immigrant stories for our collection and exhibitions. Share your story and be a part of our Immigrant Stories collection.

Interested in sharing your story in our exhibition, The German Immigrant Experience? Visit our story booth today and add to the knowledge of the multifaceted experiences of our ancestors or today’s immigrants.

GAHC From Home

The German American Heritage Center & Museum brings the museum to you through a variety of online content.

School Trips

The GAHC will soon be offering Virtual Field Trips- contact our Education and DEAI Coordinator, Jessica, for more

The German American Heritage Center & Museum is happy to welcome students to the museum for field trips. Our experienced staff and docents will guide you and your class through the museum, offering a unique way to connect with and learn about the German immigrant experience.

Need assistance with bussing fees? Contact Jessica and we can help!


In addition to bringing a class to visit the museum on a field trip, museum staff can come to your classroom or group to provide unique and informative presentations.

The GAHC has a number of topics related to German culture, holidays, history, and immigration available for all grade levels. Presentations now available virtually!

Traveling Trunks exploring German culture, immigration, and local history will be available to check out for free soon! Or partner these with a visit from our educational outreach team!


Undergraduate/graduate level internships and project opportunities are always available at the GAHC.


See our Resources page for more educational resources.

Handout – German Immigration to America from Steve Szabados

Financial assistance is available for all programs, both on-site and off-site.