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Deutschheim State Historic Site

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Address: 109 West 2nd Street, Hermann, MO 65041
Phone Number: 573-486-2200
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Description: Visit a significant part of German-American history – and early Missouri...
Visit a significant part of German-American history – and early Missouri settlement – at Deutschheim State Historic Site. Stroll through the restored 1840s and 1850s buildings and explore how German-Americans settled the Hermann area and developed the basis for a Missouri wine industry. Grapevines planted in the 1850s can still be seen on the property as can a number of historic artifacts.
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Local history, well told

Excellent history of the area and the culture. Nice small displays. Knowledgeable staff who are friendly and helpful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent history of the area and the culture. Nice small displays. Knowledgeable staff who are friendly and helpful.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The beginning of this tour was really interesting but by the end it had gone on too long. The houses were really cool to see. It's so amazing to see how people lived in the past. The business parts of the tour were just too detailed for me. I like some of the detail but not as much as we... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Loved this tour through several historic buildings preserved by the state park department. The garden is also included in the tour. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. It was educational and a nice person a l snapshot of daily life in the 1800s. They have planned to do more as they have funding g so we will be going... More 

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Denver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My wife and I had a personal tour of the old historic homes in town because we were the only two on the tour. The director showed us different homes, answered all of our questions, and new a great deal about the architecture and history. If you enjoy history and older architecture DO NOT miss this!

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Champaign, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We visited June 20. We arrived 10 minutes after the tour started but the guide was able to accommodate us. There are only certain times tours leave and there is only one staff member. The guide was very knowledgable and informative. It was difficult for everyone to fit in some of the spaces and therefore a little awkward at times.... More 

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St. Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Disappointed that we drove to Hermann specifically to see this historic site, but it was closed due to a tour being given. There was no information for a self-guided tour of the grounds or anything else.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I have shared Deutschheim with friends from Germany to Missouri many times and never been disappointed with the visit. Run by the Missouri State Parks it is always open and has friendly well informed and talented staff that are excellent at sharing the story of Hermann. The restoration of the museum houses are authentic, and cover the narratives of the... More 

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Hartford, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Delightful museum exploring early German heritage in this quaint town. The museum has several homes being restored and presents a nice display of tools and furniture pieces relative to the Missouri settlement. So nice to find a museum without the Walt Disney version of settlement but based on authentic historical presentation of real people from the area. Nice small gift... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The tours were great and the volunteers took time to answer questions from both teenagers, teachers and seniors.

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Stuart, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My wife and I decided to visit this attraction and the local town of Hermann while traveling from St. Charles to Columbia. The drive to this quaint area was very pleasant. I have to say though that we were a bit disappointed when we arrived. The town has a small, but has a nice historic district which is highlighted by... More 

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