Lutheran Heritage Center And Museum

75 Church Street
Altenburg, MO 63732


Mission Statement:
Promoting the local, regional, national, and international origins of the Saxon Lutheran heritage;

Preserving the museum collections and other related sites through the standard museum practices of conservation, documentation, cataloging, publication, and storage;

Interpreting the history of the Saxon Lutheran colonization, the Missouri Synod, the first Evangelical Lutheran seminary west of the Mississippi River, and the rich German-American cultural heritage that has been a significant part of the region since 1839;

Educating the public through permanent and rotating exhibits, presentations, cultural festivals, and archival research.

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