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GAHC Reopens Tomorrow!

June 22nd, 2020

The German American Heritage Center & Museum (712 W 2nd Street Davenport) is excited to announce that they will be carefully reopening with specific conditions on Tuesday, June 23. GAHC will offer ticketed and timed visits to groups of less than 6 every 45 minutes during their normal hours. They will be instituting new cleaning procedures, social distancing, sanitization areas, and mask requirements for those able. Please call to reserve your time! 563-322-8844 Times are as follows for Tuesday-Saturday: 10am, 10:45, 11:30, 12:15, 2:00, 2:45 and 3:30. Times for Sunday: 12:00, 12:45, 1:30, 2:15,... Read More

Davenport Woman’s Passion For Fashion Takes Her To “Hollywood”

May 11th, 2020

They say clothes make the man. They also make Laura Heath very happy, especially when they authentically evoke a specific era. With her husband, Heath owns Trash Can Annie’s 418 E. 2nd St., Davenport, which has been closed to the public since last spring’s historic flooding. But her 40-year passion for fashion and experience working in theater and film nationwide led her to another high-profile project last year – supplying clothes for the hit Netflix mini-series “Hollywood,” which debuted May 1. The Ryan Murphy-led production — lauded for its glamorous, pitch-perfect costuming... Read More

Davenport’s German American Heritage Center Down Through April 16

March 28th, 2020

The German American Heritage Center is shutting down through April 16, extending their closure as per the recommendation of the governor. The museum released the following statement today: The GAHC wants to do our part in “flattening the curve” to help stop the spread of Coronavirus. We will extend our closures to April 16, as recommended by Governor Reynolds. But we want to let you know our staff is doing well, working from home and checking on our beautiful property daily. We hope you are all doing well too and we want to let you know about a few things we are working on. We can’t... Read More

Have A Steamy Time At The Circus

May 27th, 2018

A brand-new exhibit is coming to the German American Heritage Center & Museum this weekend! “Steam Circus: The Colorful World of Carousels” is heading to the German American Heritage Center & Museum (712 W 2nd St Davenport) this Sunday May 27 from 12-4 p.m. and every Sunday thereafter through Oct 21! The exhibit will feature beautiful pieces of art, history, and everyone’s favorite, carousel horses, crafted by the world renowned Dentzel Company and Charles Looff Company, on loan from the Merry-Go-Round museum in Sandusky, Ohio. Learn about the mixture of old world craftsmanship... Read More

See The Darker Side Of Davenport…

October 7th, 2017

Everything always seems a little spookier around Halloween time, and the German American Heritage Center and Museum is no exception! The German American Heritage Center and Museum will be hosting ‘The Darker Side of Davenport Ghost Tour’ throughout the month of October. This thrilling walk through historic Davenport will keep you on your toes. The Darker Side of Davenport Ghost Tour will take place every Saturday in October at 10:30 a.m. Tours are only $5 per person. The entire route is around 1.6 miles and will last 1-2 hours. The GAHC will still be open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturdays... Read More