The Museum interprets the 1838-39 Saxon Lutheran immigration and the history of the seven original colonies in Perry County; the origins of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod; and the regional German-American culture.
Historic structures include the Log College Seminary, dating to 1839, and the 1st Church Building, from 1845. Guided and self-guided tours of the main gallery and original church are offered.
The complex includes a state-of-the-art exhibit hall, reception area, and gift shop. Bus tours are welcome.