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German American Heritage Center
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Engrossing glimpse of history

I have German ancestors and figure this would be a good way to find out more on how they... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2019
okaye1
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Sioux City, Iowa
Quiet little Jewel

I’ve been to many meetings there, they rent a lovely room with an outstanding view. It’s be... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
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Davenport, Iowa
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Reviewed January 11, 2015

The kaleidoscope exhibit of Tom Chouteu's work drew us in for our first visit to the center and museum. Tom was present at the exhibit and was very friendly and answered questions. The kaleidoscopes on display were spell binding light shows. The scopes were creatively constructed and interactively displayed in forms including a cosmic canon, a captains wheel and a booth among others. It's great that the exhibit and classes will continue through early April. Unfortunately, we arrived too late on a Sunday to devote more time to the rest of the museum. The restoration of the building was well done. This museum is a gem and warrants return visits.

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed December 3, 2014

The German American Heritage Center is a very cool self directed tour of the German settlement of the Davenport and surrounding areas. The have lots of artwork, photographs, and stories illustrating early Davenport Settlers. They are always adding more material to the collections and setting up seasonal exhibits.

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed August 20, 2014

I spent more time here than I expected to. The introductory video and the interactive video was engaging. Alot of donated artifacts. I recommend even if you don't have German ancestery.

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

Reasonably priced ! Great Service ! A place i would strongly recommend. Always a family favorite ! Great place to learn about german heritage

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is set in an older building in Davenport and shows all kinds of German memorabilia. If you are of German descent you will really enjoy this museum.

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank Janet W
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