MainSocietyEthnicityGerman › German American Cultural Center of Gretna, LA

German American Cultural Center of Gretna, LA

Edit Page
Scan day: 07 February 2014 UTC
Virus safety - good
Description: The German-American Cultural Center is a regional museum and cultural center located in Gretna, LA. The Center's exhibit showcases the contributions German-Americans have made to the development and growth of the lower Mississippi River Delta region
Cultural Center and Museum Hours: Wed-Sat 10 am - 3 pm E-Mail [email protected] The German-American Cultural Center Located in the heart of Gretnas National Register Historic District, settled by German immigrants in the mid-1880s, the German-American Cultural Center (GACC) celebrated its 10th anniversary on June 30, 2009. The GACC interprets the unique German immigrant contribution to Louisianas history through exhibits, lectures, programs, and other educational activities. Exhibits depict the colonial experience, immigration, world of work, culture, religion. An additional exhibit panel features *culture in crisis* during the two world wars. The GACC sponsors special events with a Maifest on the grounds outside the Center and an Oktoberfest Bier Garten as part of the Gretna Heritage Festivals three day event during the first weekend of October each year. The GACC is supported and operated through memberships in the Friends of the German-American Cultural Center and other fundraising activities.
Size: 1022 chars

Contact Information



Page title:GACC Index