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Discover this museum that tells the story of German immigration to the Quad Cities and the contributions to American culture by German-speaking immigrants. The German American Heritage Center building was built in the 1860s and was originally the Standard Hotel where thousands of German immigrants stayed in the 1800s when they arrived in the area.  This is heritage and history museum retraces the German immigrants' journey by sea, train and foot, to their final destination at the Standard Hotel. Visit our website www.gahc.org or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/gahc712/

SPOTLIGHT ON THE QUAD CITIES
Join the German American Heritage Center for a photographic reprise the Gold Coast and 3rd Street Historic Districts in Davenport. Learn about the people and places that made up this wonderful neighborhood filled with history and historic homes.

June 18 at 2 p.m. Join the German American Heritage Center in welcoming Cheryl Mullenbach for a presentation titled "Misbehaving Women of Scott County".  The presentation will take place on the fourth floor and will highlight local women and history.  Come by and learn a bit about Quad Cities history and the women that made it.

ADMISSION                                                                                                                                                                               $5 Adults,  $4 Seniors, $3 Children (ages 5-18) and free for members.

 

scheduleMondayClosed
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
Sunday12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
location_on712 W. 2nd Street, Davenport
gahc.org
563-322-8844
descriptionAbout German American Heritage Center
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.