Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center
Welcome to the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.
The Heritage Center is an open-air folklife museum and research center dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Pennsylvania German folk culture. Located on the historic Sharadin Farmstead on the Kutztown University Campus, the Heritage Center offers access for both the public and KU students to historic buildings and exhibits, a world-class research library collection, as well as seasonal events, conferences, lectures and activities.
The Heritage Center offers tours of the historic site by appointment to individuals, organizations and schools. Please visit the Heritage Center, become a member, and help support the preservation of Pennsylvania German culture.
We hope that you find our site informative, and we would enjoy hearing your feedback. On this site you will find our operating hours, event listings and a brief history about the center. We are also a great organization for school/home school field trips and family outings.
Teachers and Parents: please browse around our Resource Center for lesson plan ideas. If you would like to schedule a tour, please email us at email@example.com for availability. Make sure to look for us on Facebook and Twitter. We look forward to your visit.
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday:
10 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4pm
Tours By Appointment Only
Please call ahead to schedule your tour.
If you would like to schedule a group tour, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Palatines to America
Spring Conference 2016
May 7, 2016
Speakers include James C. Landis, Ned Heindel, Howawrd McGinn, Gerald H. Smith, and Patrick Donmoyer.
Click here to learn more and register!