The House of Germany is a cultural organization whose purpose is to inform the general public about the music, traditions, history, and the culture of Germany. While most people join because either they, their spouse or their ancestors were born in Germany, membership application is open to any person who wishes to learn German or learn about Germany or the German culture.
Located in beautiful Balboa Park in San Diego, California, the House of Germany is one of the International Cottages organized within the House of Pacific Relations. The goal of the Houses is to further the pursuit of "pacific" or peaceful relations among nations. The House of Germany was founded in 1935 and to this day has a very active membership, long standing traditions and maintains strong ties to Germany.
The Cottage is open to visitors on Sunday afternoons from noon through 4 PM. Volunteer House of Germany members serve refreshments and visitors are welcome to view the displays of photos, a video presentation, and cultural items.
House of Germany lawn program - sunday, September 25th
The annual House of Germany lawn program will be held on September 25th from Noon-4 PM at the House of Germany Cottage in Balboa Park. Desserts and drinks will be served in the House of Germany cottage. Hot foods will be sold and entertainment provided on the lawn behind the House of USA
Come and enjoy:
- Hot grilled bratwurst and sauerkraut
- Apfelstrudel and traditional German desserts
- Performances by the House of Germany Choir
- Music by Joe Dyke and the Beergarden Band
- German games for your entertainment
Kinderwerkstatt Childrens' and Teens' German Language Program for 2016/2017
Kinderwerkstatt is open to children and teenagers ages 4-17. Registration is now open for 2016/2017 classes. Click here for further information.