Give the Gift of Membership

Give the Gift of Membership at the GAHC this season! Members get numerous benefits including FREE admission to the museum and special exhibits, discounts in the gift shop, discounts on programs and events, FREE issues of our quarterly magazine the Infoblatt, discounts on classes, special events, and trips, AND discounts on facility rental on our 4th […]

Christkindlmarkt Pop-ups!

German American Heritage Center & Museum 712 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA

Pop-Ups in the holiday gift shop! The GAHC will open its highly beloved Christmas gift shop on the weekend of Saturday November 13th with a special pop-up from Christkindlmarkt Craft Fair vendor the Eickhoffs! Shop our German-made goodies along with their hand-crafted holiday decorations and get ready for the season! The GAHC will have more […]

Hunt for the Holiday Pickle!

Hunt for the Holiday Pickle! There are 30 pickles hidden at locations around Downtown Davenport starting Saturday, November 27th. Pick up a pickle hunt card from any participating location and begin your search! You will earn a stamp for each pickle you find. Once you find 10 and have your stamp card filled, bring your […]

Advent Calendar Windows

German American Heritage Center & Museum 712 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA

It's that time of year where we count down the days until Christmas or Weihnachten! Count down with us as we turn our four-story historic structure into Midwest's largest Advent Calendar for the holidays! A new design will be installed each day and lit up in our south side windows facing the Centennial Bridge. Each […]

Weihnachts Kaffee und Kuchen

Schützenpark 700 Waverly Road, Davenport, IA

At Schützenpark 2:00-4:00pm. A new tradition begins this year! Live zither music, sing-a-long of traditional German songs, homemade cakes, cookies, and more. Inside the newly-renovated Jens Lorenzen Pavilion with warm wooden stove. Zither performance by Anne Prinz and Karen Hinnah, members of the Schwarzer Zither Ensemble. Donations accepted. For more info: schuetzenpark@yahoo.com

Member Discount Day!

German American Heritage Center & Museum 712 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA

All members get 20% off on all purchases in the gift shop on December 12th, 2021! Make sure to stop in and check out our selection of our German-made ornaments, chocolates, cookies, and more!

Forgotten Lives: German Jews in the Weimar Republic 1918-1933

German American Heritage Center & Museum 712 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA

Presentation by St. Ambrose University History and Art History Student, Mackenzie Roush Sunday December 12th, 2021 Cost: FREE Donations greatly appreciated Join us on our 4th floor space to listen to Mackenzie's presentation as she discusses the lives of Jews during the time period immediately prior to the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler.

Community Open House

German American Heritage Center & Museum 712 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA

Mark your calendars! The GAHC's annual community open house is January 8th & 9th 2022. Free admission for everyone all weekend! Come see our current exhibits and try out our new interactive, The Immigrant Passport Experience. 

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