German-American Cultural Center


Interprets the German immigrant contribution to Louisiana, 1720's to present. The GACC interprets the unique German immigrant contribution to Louisiana's 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 Manifest on the grounds outside the Center and an Oktoberfest Bier Garten as part of the Gretna Heritage Festival's three day event during the first weekend of October each year. The GACC also provides a genealogy & research room, which includes, church records, computers, websites, and many other research materials. The GACC is supported and operated through memberships in the Friends of the German-American Cultural Center and other fundraising activities. OPEN: Wed-Sat. 10am-3pm