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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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Volunteers were very informative

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Deborah G
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Hermann, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I am not sure why or how this site was ever put under the care of the DNR but it is rarely open and certainly doesn't seem to me to be worth the cost of up keep.

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Stuart, Florida
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220 reviews 220 reviews
68 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 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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Rapid River, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Another family and my husband and I showed up at an "off time" but the gentleman running the tours was willing to fit us in between scheduled tours. He was a wealth of information and the buildings were were able to enter was packed full of heritage items, some even relating to the families that lived in the homes. Enjoyed... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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84 reviews 84 reviews
20 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Lots of German history in this really small town. The tour guides are really proud of their heritage and they were more than happy to share the town's history with their visitors. We were traveling with a German professor and even he was impressed with their knowledge of Germans in Missouri. After eating all the sausages and drinking all the... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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70 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you want a nice history on Hermann or you have some German blood, you will definitely enjoy this tour. Several historical buildings and museum, including tour given by the State of Missouri.

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Springfield, Missouri
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We enjoyed learning about German culture, traditions and how those were incorporated in Hermann throughout several centuries.

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Lake Lotawana, Missouri
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

They have done such an excellent job restoring this treasure. It's a must see and take a little time to enjoy the history and the view.

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Emporia, Kansas
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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We took this tour to learn a little more about Hermann and we were completely satisified!! My maternal family has German heritage and it was great to see why our family changed the spelling/pronunciation of their last name. Worth the 5 bucks!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Loved how quaint and interesting it was!! We were the only couple on the tour, and it was amazing!! The tour guide was very knowledgable and spent alot of time with us!

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