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Deutschheim State Historic Site, Hermann

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web
Deutschheim State Historic Site is a state-owned property located in Hermann, Missouri, United States, preserving historic houses and other structures, such as a barn and winery, built and used by German immigrants in the middle 19th century. The architecture covers a range of contemporary styles brought from Germany and interpreted in the United States, and the houses have furnishings reflective of mid-century German families in Missouri. The site includes grapes planted in one of the original vineyards and the site of a printing press. The buildings include exhibits of tools and artifacts of the period, giving a picture of daily life. Tours of the grounds are offered for the public. The site was acquired by the state in 1978 and is managed by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
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  • The staff was excellent and engaging. We took the tour of homes which gave us a real look at life in the early days of Hermann. 
  • This is worth the $5, we learned so much during this tour and enjoyed it! It was about an hour and a half but you go through so much during your walking tour. 
  • We took the 10:00 am tour as soon as they opened. Linda was our tour guide and she was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. We toured the garden and two buildings of early Hermann days. One was from a weal...  read more »
  • OUR GUIDE WAS EXTREMELY KNOWLEDGEABLE. It was interesting to learn about the history of one of our local areas. I also suggest hiring the Hermann Historical Museum. The 2 sites go hand in hand.
  • Really interesting tour! I learned a great deal. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. Picked up a passport for the Missouri State Parks and got our first stamp to celebrate the 100th anniversary.
  • A wonderful place to visit and what friendly people. I wish we had timed ourselves better to take advantage of the guided tour. Such fascinating buildings in this town. My mother was along for the trip and kept commenting how much she enjoyed the stop. I have to agree. Easy to find and a very rich history that is being well preserved and cared for.
  • If you're into German history this is a great destination. Very knowledgeable staff.
  • Well worth taking a tour. The tour takes about an hour or so and covers several homes and workshops used in the 1800s by German immigrants starting their life in Hermann. The tour guide we had was knowledgeable, friendly, and answered every question we could think to ask.
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