Join in the Nebraska 150 Celebration! Participate in events and activities to learn about “The Good Life.” More details at: ne150.org.
Legacy of the Plains Museum
– Gering, 2930 Old Oregon Trail
Located on the Oregon Trail, this museum features an impressive collection of pioneer and early community artifacts.
Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center
– Chadron, 1000 Main St.
Celebrate the life and literature of Mari Sandoz and the culture of the High Plains. Like no other, this center combines an overview of the region from fossils to flora, books to beef.
National Willa Cather Center
– Red Cloud, 413 North Webster St.
This newly opened museum, archive and cultural center is dedicated to the work and life of Willa Cather. Participate in a contest and receive a special bookmark.
NE 150 Mobile Museum
Truckin’ Through Nebraska is a fun, hands-on museum experience for families. Discover some of the diverse stories that make Nebraska great.
This state-of-the-art mobile museum will visit 42 Nebraska communities. For schedule of locations & dates, visit: ne150.org/museum
Nebraska History Museum
– Lincoln, 131 Centennial Mall North
The highlight of this museum is “Nebraska Unwrapped,” an exhibit which features 150 unique objects and documents that tell the diverse stories of the state.
Nebraska National Forest, Bessey Ranger District
– Halsey, 40637 River Loop
Leave a living legacy. In honor of Nebraska’s birthday, plant a tree in Nebraska’s forest. Details at: ne150.org.
Nebraska State Capital
– Lincoln, 1445 K Street
Tours available on the hour, except at noon. This majestic landmark contains artwork representing the natural, social and political development of the state of Nebraska.
Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer
– Grand Island, 3133 West Highway 34
The 2016 Nebraska Outstanding Tourism Attraction, this 200 acre living history museum features a working 1890’s railroad town, impressive architecture and more.