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Deutschheim State Historic Site

109 W 2nd St, Hermann, MO 65041-1045
+1 573-486-2200
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Definitely take a tour when you visit Hermann

Our guide did a fantastic job of filling us in on the history of Hermann, Missouri and providing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Janet B
Informative but not exciting

We did the two-house tour one Sunday afternoon. It's informative but without enough real interest... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Traverse City, Michigan
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
109 W 2nd St, Hermann, MO 65041-1045
+1 573-486-2200
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide did a fantastic job of filling us in on the history of Hermann, Missouri and providing insight into the German culture during our one-hour tour. At $5 per person, this tour is a real bargain. We appreciated our guide pointing out which items...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We did the two-house tour one Sunday afternoon. It's informative but without enough real interest or depth to generate any excitement. Certainly, kids would be bored.

1  Thank MongoSchwartz
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We visited the Deutschheim Historic Site on a Saturday. I really enjoyed all the different buildings you get to tour. That seemed pretty unique. There were also some interesting stories told by the tour guide. I especially enjoyed the story of the young "Gastenbitters" (not...More

1  Thank clark5662
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Take a trip back in time to the time when Hermann, MO first welcomes it's German settlers. Visit some of the historical homes and see the way these pioneers lived. This is a very informative walking tour with a knowledgeable guide. There are stairs is...More

Thank scottjnpg
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Historical Museum detailing the German immigrant journey to Hermann. Large building, BIG rooms, with wide spaces. Loaded with antiques and other artifacts. Gift shop/visitor center inside.

Thank ritak790
Reviewed 1 July 2017

What a great way to learn about the town, its history, the reason the German people came there to make new homes, and to learn about their struggles and successes.

1  Thank redasch
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I am so glad we stopped by and took the tour. We were visiting on a Tuesday when the town is a lot more quite than later in the week so we got a private tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgable and friendly. We...More

Thank kcbarbie
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This was an informative tour, lasted about 1.5 hours and only cost $5. We were glad that we decided to do this!

Thank maja0204
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I've been to Germany but I'm not very well-versed on German emigration to Missouri. This trip was a spur-of-the-moment and we stumbled upon this museum by chance, but we were pleasantly surprised. Two buildings, lots of info, tons of knick knacks. My favorite details were...More

Thank TravelKitty66871
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The tour guide was very warm and friendly. She explained in great deal what we saw and information about the time.

Thank lwehage54
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Karen S
3 July 2016|
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Response from Kim T |
Please note it is the event, not tours that are free during Wienachsfest. Just for clarification, the hours are 9:45am-4:00pm and tours are at 10:00am, 12:30, and 2:30pm.