A Journey Through Yesterday

Plainsman Museum

210 16th St
3 mi. N. of I-80
Aurora, NE 68818
Easy to Enjoy. The museum's treasures are located on six acres in five buildings and a caboose. The collections reside indoors - so they can be enjoyed rain or shine. So...Stroll down the boardwalk of an entire historic town. Examine a real sod house. Contemplate one of a kind murals and mosaics. Explore the District 66 Schoolhouse. Relive the past in the home of General Delevan and Mrs. Lana Bates. Experience a working blacksmith shop. Learn and remember the history of Hamilton County, Nebraska and the families who settled the Great Plains.
Facility Amenities
  • Tours Available
Group Amenities
  • Bus/Motorcoach Parking
  • Group Friendly
  • Group Rates Available
  • Group Reservation Required
  • Meeting Spaces
Parking Amenities
  • Bus / Motorcoach Parking
  • Free Parking
  • Parking Lot on Site
General Amenities
  • Family Friendly
  • ADA Compliant
  • Under 5: $0.00
  • Student (5-16): $4.00
  • Senior (60+): $5.00
  • Adult: $7.00
  • Tue: 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Wed: 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Thu: 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sat: 9:00am - 2:00pm
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