Legacy of the Plains Museum

2930 Old Oregon Trail, Gering, NE 69341

Website

308-436-1989

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About This Destination

Legacy of the Plains Museum is a destination for people interested in the stories of human and agricultural history in the North Platte Valley and High Plains. Our exhibits focus on the archeology of Native American and Westward Expansions, the lives of pioneering settlers, the establishment of irrigation, the development of rural communities, the diversity of culture on the High Plains, and the innovative technologies and cultural practices of raising animals and crops in the semi-arid environment.

2930 Old Oregon Trail, E. of Scotts Bluff National Monument - Located on the Oregon Trail, this museum features pioneer and early community history, antique farm equipment, an 80-acre working farm and other structures. Summer hours: Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 1-5pm. Winter hours: Tues-Sat, 9am-5pm. Admission.

Hours

Sunday:

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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