DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 16, 2019) — 

Pickles and Canned Goodies

Being a German American Heritage Center & Museum, it wouldn't be right if we didnt have pickles and other goods fully stocked in our gift shop. Stop by the Museum and pick up your favorite German goodie today!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 25, 2019) —

Darker Side of Davenport

Do you like mystery, ghosts, and local history? Join the GAHC for our Darker Side of Davenport Walking Tours. Tours will take place during select times Fridays and Saturday throughout October. Tickets will be available soon on eventbrite!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 4, 2019) —

GAHC Book Discussions, September 10, 7-8:30PM, Bettendorf Public Library

Join the GAHC Book Discussion group on Tuesday, September 10 at 7PM for the first of their 2019-2020 book discussions.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 30, 2019) — For a quarter century, the German American Heritage Center has provided the Quad Cities with programming and exhibitions surrounding the German immigrant experience.

Come celebrate 25 years with us this weekend, August 3-4.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 18, 2019) —

Teen Zither Workshop

July 20 @ 2-4PM

Join musician Anne Prinz for this fun teen zither workshop! Be introduced to the soothing sounds of this unique instrument — the zither! All supplies provided.

Pre-Registration & Pre-Payment Required.


DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 21, 2019) — Join us on Saturday, June 22, 11AM-3PM, for our second annual Best of the Wurst Sausage Competition! Sample sausage from local vendors, purchase delicious food, enjoy an ice cold beer, listen to music by The Guttenberg German Band, and vote for the "Best of the Wurst!"

Tickets are $5. Children under 12 are free.

This program is made possible by the generous sponsorship of Zimmerman Honda and Group Schumacher.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 20, 2019) — From all of us here at the German American Heritage Center, thank you to all participates in QC Museum Week 2019! We had a blast interacting with guests (both local and out of state). We look forward to do even more come next year.

Birdies for Charity, John Deere Classic 2019, Pledge Cards Due by 07/05

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 17, 2019) —

Holy Week Travelogue

Wednesday, April 17 @ 6:30PM

Free Admission

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 12, 2019) — Davenport Sister Cities and The German American Heritage Center invite YOU to meet and greet the delegation from Davenport's longest-running Sister-city during the kick-off to 60 years in 2020!

Tours, refreshments, and more! Join us for the FREE open house to the public and show your support for our sister city relationships in Germany and around the world!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 3, 2019) — 

Davenport Sister Cities Spring Social

Thursday, April 4, 5-7PM @ Me & Billy

200 W 3rd St Davenport, IA

Set your plans for the upcoming Kaiserslautern delegation visit and K-Square renovation. Stock up on K-Town gear to welcome our visitors.

Learn about the return of the Kaiserslautern Youth Exchange and our upcoming 60th Anniversary with Kaiserslautern, one of the oldest Sister City partnerships in the nation.