Hermann, United States

Walking Tour: Hermann's German Heritage

Walking Tour: Hermann's German Heritage

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15 tour stops


Deutschheim State Historic Site Visitor Center

Stop in the Visitor Center to begin your tour of Deutschheim State Historic Site.


Gemusegarten at Deutschheim State Historic Site

This multi-sensory experience demonstrates a working "Gemusegarten" (kitchen garden).


The Pommer-Gentner House

Tour one of the oldest structures in Hermann and the home of a wealthy German family.


The Strehly House

Explore the daily life of a middle-class German family in 19th Century Hermann.

2 min

Musikhalle (Private Residence)

See where Hermann residents sought entertainment in the 19th century.

33 s

Historic Hermann Museum

Explore Hermann's history, housed in the former German School building built in 1871.


Hermanner Volksblatt (now Topiaries)

Former location of Hermann's German newspaper "Hermanner Volksblatt."


The Begemann Building

Previously the Begemann Store, this building is part of Hermann's Historic District


Concert Hall

Visit the oldest continually-operating tavern west of the Mississippi.


Hermann Star Mills

The first steam powered grist mill in Hermann opened was built in 1867.


Festhalle (The Inn at Hermannhof)

This historic mercantile building now serves as an event space.


Hermann Mill (Tin Mill Steakhouse)

A grain elevator and distribution center-turned-restaurant.


Historic First Street

The location of many restaurants and shops. Stay for a while!

45 s


Explore a garden plaza dedicated to Hermann the German.


Hermann Welcome Center and Chamber of Commerce

Stop in for Hermann tips and brochures.



Stroll through history as you traverse through the core of historic Hermann, Missouri, exploring sites related to the town's rich German heritage. Founded in 1837 by German immigrants, Hermann to this day serves as an example of a town that embraces its past, from restaurants, breweries, and wineries serving authentic German fare, to museums and historic districts ready to share Hermann's story with you.

Itinerary 2.1 km / 2:00

Offline map included

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