Cape Girardeau County History Center of the Cape Girardeau County Historical Society is open daily with historic exhibitions interpreting Cape Girardeau County Missouri history within a restored building on the National Register of Historic Places Historic District in uptown Jackson, Missouri. The exhibits rotate between historic interpretations of regional churches, schools, businesses, organizations, parks, and other regional topics.
Latitude: 37.500752 Longitude: -89.640656 Elevation: 582 ft
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Director of the Lutheran Heritage Center Research Library and Museum in Altenburg, MO; and the Cape Girardeau County History Center in Jackson, MO. Owner of CL Jordan Preservation.
Lutheran Heritage Center Research Library & Museum of the Perry County Lutheran Historical Society. A state-of-the-art regional history museum and world-class family research library interpreting and documenting the 1839 German Lutheran immigration to Perry County Missouri. Some of the founders of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod were a part of this original group consisting of 7 settlements along and near the Mississippi River. Much of the original cultural fabric and several of the original settlements are still active communities.
Tourism site, free admission, open every day 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Guided and self-guided tours available, including more than 4,000 square feet of climate controlled exhibit space, and two log cabin interpretation including the first Log Cabin Concordia Seminary, 1839. Rotating exhibitions throughout the year with an annual Christmas Tree exhibit, Nov. 15-Jan. 15 including more than 40 themed trees.
Seasons Open360 days a year
Hours Open10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Mon.- Sat. and 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. on Sunday
Accessible site with wide doorways, one level, and accessible restrooms. Written interpretations and sound interpretations of exhibits.
Pet Friendly Notes
No pets. Guide dogs allowed.