Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center

Building Code: HC

The PA German Cultural Heritage Center is an open-air folklife Museum and research center.

Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center
  • 22 Luckenbill Road
  • Kutztown, PA 19530
  • Phone: 610-683-1589

Hours: Monday - Friday: 10 a.m.- 12p.m. and 1 p.m.- 4p.m.

Freyberger Schoolhouse

Exterior View of the Freyberger Schoolhouse

Community Garden at the PA German Center

View of the Community Garden at the German Cultural Heritage Center

PA German Cultural Heritage Center Barn

Musicians Performing in the School Building at the PA German Cultural Heritage Center

PA German Cultural Heritage Center Interior

Visitors attending an event at the PA German Cultural Heritage Center

PA German Cultural Heritage Center Interior

Visitors attending an event at the PA German Cultural Heritage Center

PA German Cultural Heritage Center School Interior

An interior view of the School Building at the PA German Cultural Heritage Center

PA German Cultural Heritage Center

Exterior of Barn at PA German Cultural Heritage Center

The Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center is located at the northwest corner of campus. The center represents the commitment of Kutztown University to the preservation of Pennsylvania German (Pennsylvania Dutch) history, folklore, and traditions.

The Center sits on a 30-acre, 19th century farmstead and also features the Freyberger one-room schoolhouse, library, and museum. In addition to year-round programming and events, the Center hosts classes for KU's PA German Studies academic program.