Nebraska Prairie Museum

2701 Burlington, Holdrege, NE 68949

Website

308-995-5015

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  • Genealogy

  • Catering

About This Destination

1 mi. N. on US Hwy 183 - The WWII Interpretive Center displays a scale replica of the original WWII German POW Camp Atlanta which was located southwest of Holdrege. Also exhibited are items donated by former military personnel who worked there, POWs who were interned there, and local families and businesses who hired the POWs during the war. Videos of interviews and books are available for purchase. Extensive collections of prairie history are on display. Home and business period rooms, dish collections, a quilt collection, arrowhead collection, antique farm machinery and tools and a genealogical library are on display. Indoor town square and a new gift shop. Out buildings include a Lutheran Church, one-room schoolhouse, early farm house, POW guard tower, and windmill. Home of the National Sod House Society. Admission: $2/child, $5/adult, preschool age & under are free.

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:

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm