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The German American Heritage Center is housed in the restored Germania Haus/Miller Hotel, that was originally used by German immigrants during the 19th century and was built in 1862. The Center includes preserved documents and artifacts related to the role of German immigrants during the development of the Quad Cities. The Center features a museum, archives, and records repository.


Sunday12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Butcher, Bankers, and Brewers: German Business in DavenportExplore how German immigrants impacted the economic landscape and helped put Davenport in the commercial spotlight.
Free Kids Admission 2nd Saturdays GAHCCome to the German American Heritage Center on the 2nd Saturday of each month for free admission for children under 18.
Steam Circus: The Colorful World of CarouselsA fantastical exhibit of carousels, from German Immigrant Gustav Dentzel to a carousel kaleidoscope by Tom Chouteau!
In Trunks, Hands, & HeartsThe GAHC & Ames Historical Society invites you to explore and celebrate immigration to Iowa, "What Immigrants Bring to Iowa"
Volkswagen Car ShowJoin us for a fun filled day of classic Beetles Westfalia vans, kit cars and more!
Mothers Day Scherenschnitte with Keith2-D Class will be from 10-11:30 am & 3D Class will be from 11:30 - 1 pm. The class is about the intricate art of paper design cutting.
Mustard Taste Testing: German American Heritage CenterTake your taste buds to Germany with a focused tasting of fine German Mustards.
Wells4Wellness Wow CelebrationCelebrating Fresh Clean Water a basic need together we have drilled almost 20 wells.
German Language for TravelersJoin the German American Heritage Center in this beginners course on the German Language. The course is 4 weeks long.
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