German American Heritage Center

712 W 2nd St, Davenport

Admission for Up to Two, Four, or Eight at German American Heritage Center (Up to 50% Off)

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Historic building brims with exhibits celebrating the contributions & cultural heritage of German Americans; temporary kaleidoscope exhibit

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11 ratings10 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
November 15, 2022
We had low expectations for this small (by museum standards), relatively unheralded attraction. But we were pleasantly surprised by the quality and depth of the exhibits. We easily spent two hours there and could have been there longer if we didn't have other obligations. We had no idea of the rich German heritage of Iowa, and this was a great way to experience it.
19 ratings4 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
May 12, 2022
Interesting stories provided using interesting media and format.
28 ratings22 reviews4 photos
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
December 28, 2019
Nice place to visit if you only have a short amount of time. I loved the stained glass exhibit!
14 ratings7 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
October 18, 2019
It was awesome to see all the displays about our forebears and what they went through to come to the US. We also saw two park benches built by our Grandfather in 1898, they were used in Schuetzen Park in Davenport, Iowa. They had been rescued and then donated to the German American Heritage Center in memory of our Grandfather and Grandmother and we didn't even know it until today.
4 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
May 29, 2019
Learned a whole lot about the German influence in the area. Was exciting and will be back soon!
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About German American Heritage Center

German journalist Joseph Eiboeck called Davenport “the most German city, not only in the State, but in all the Middle West, the center of all German activities in the State.” That makes sense; when the Standard Hotel opened its doors in the 1860s, it played host to many new residents of the town, many of which were German immigrants. Now the historic building is the home of the German American Heritage Center, a non-profit that seeks to keep their cultural heritage alive. Permanent exhibits, such as the multimedia-focused "German Immigrant Experience," paint a picture of life as an immigrant, while temporary exhibits can focus on very specific stories. One such story focuses on German-American Charles Bush, who helped spark the country's love of kaleidoscopes.