Theodor Geisel, Ted’s grandfather, was born in Muhlhausen, Germany in 1840. He became a jeweler's apprentice in Pforzheim at the age of 14 and trained for six years to learn the profession. He later served in the German cavalry during the war with Austria and in battles with Prussia.
MUSEUMS TEMPORARILY CLOSED
In response to the community health effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Museums are temporarily closed. Please check the calendar for details about events, programs, and classes. Many have been canceled, postponed, or are offered online.