Description - Visit a significant part of German-American history – and early Missouri
settlement – at Deutschheim State Historic Site. Stroll through the restored
1840s and 1850s buildings and explore how German-Americans settled the
Hermann area and developed the basis for a Missouri wine industry. Grapevines
planted in the 1850s can still be seen on the property as can a number of
- A Deutschheim State Historic Site visitors can take a tour of two houses along with period gardens. This site also offers programs and special events that are held throughout the year.
Recreation - Recreational activities at the Deutschheim State Historic Site include historic site
tours and interpretive programs.
Climate - Missouri experiences four distinct seasons with an average yearly temperature of
54 degrees F. Summer temperatures reach 90 degrees F often and are plagued
with high humidity levels. Nighttime lows during the summer dip slightly near 70
degrees. September brings cooler fall weather with less humidity. By October
nights begin to cool significantly and the fall foliage changes to brilliant hues of
orange, red and yellow. Winter months bring an average of 24 inches of snow
and normal temperatures average between 20 and 45 degrees F. Spring is
characterized by wet weather with temperatures reaching between 32 and 60
Deutschheim State Historic Site is located in the town of Hermann in the eastern
portion of Missouri.