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Culinary Customs: A Taste of Germany

The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA®

German-American Heritage Museum of the USA™

The German-American Heritage Museum of the USA™ opened in March, 2010 in a building once known as Hockemeyer Hall. Renovations were completed by the GAHF after acquiring the building in 2008. Located on 6th Street NW in the heart of the old European-American section of Washington, the Museum sits in what is now a thriving commercial neighborhood.

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2019, April 9 – July 12

Culinary Customs: A Taste of Germany

Explore our newest exhibit, “Culinary Customs: A Taste of Germany,” a traveling exhibit coming to us courtesy of the German-American Heritage Center in Davenport, IA. The exhibit explores the history and traditions behind some of Germany’s most popular dishes & diet staples, mealtimes, and culinary quirks; alongside it we will be showcasing German cookbooks, recipes, and cookware and items typically found in your average German kitchen.
The exhibit will be on display from April 9 through July 12, Tuesdays – Fridays 11 am – 5 pm. (good)


  • Admission:
  • Admission:
    members, seniors, & students (with ID)

Museum Hours:

  • Tuesdays – Fridays
    from 11 am – 5 pm
  • Select Saturdays
    from 11 am – 4 pm
  • Saturdays in May
    May 11.
  • Saturdays in January
    June 15.
For information, tickets, or groups contact the German-American Heritage Foundation at [email protected] or (202) 467-5000.


719 6th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001