Experience the museum with your friends, family, club, or classroom! Our experienced docents and staff are glad to show you around our historic building and educational exhibits!

Group Reservations are encouraged. Please make reservations for tours at least 2 weeks in advance. There is a minimum $25 fee for groups of 15 or more. There is an additional $25 fee for groups over 25 people. Tour guides, teachers, chaperones, and bus drivers are free.

Upon request, we can provide a meal option for groups over 25 with 2 weeks advance notice. Extra charges apply.

Please contact us at 563-322-8844 to learn more or schedule your group’s visit. To ensure your space please schedule your group two weeks in advance.


Historic Walking Tours are back! Beginning July 9th summer walking tours will be available by appointment only Thursday-Saturday between the hours of 10am-3pm in July & August.

Come enjoy our historic walking tour and learn about where German immigrants worked, lived, and created a community. The walking tour will share details of their personal lives, as well as notable architectural styles found throughout downtown and the Gold Coast.

Tours are available for $15 – bring your friends and family for this personal tour and don’t forget to bring water and wear your walking shoes!

Call 563-322-8844 to schedule your tour!