German-Texan Culture Center507 E. 10th Street Austin, TX 78701 (512) 482-0927 Toll-Free: (866) 482-4847
When the German Free School opened in 1858, it was the first chartered school in Austin. Currently, it serves as the headquarters of the German-Texan Heritage Society. German language classes are held at the school. Events promoting the awareness and preservation of the German cultural heritage of Texas are also held at this site, including exhibits, a speaker series, German film series, and annual cultural celebrations.