About Us

Administration

The Nebraska State Historical Society (NSHS) was founded in 1878 by citizens who recognized Nebraska was going through great changes and they sought to record the stories of both indigenous and immigrant peoples. NSHS was designated a state institution and began receiving funds from the legislature in 1883. Legislation in 1994 changed the NSHS from a state institution to a state agency. 

Nebraska State Historical Society Building

About NSHS

Nebraska State Historical Society Headquarters (Map)
8:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday
10:00am - 4:00pm Saturday (reference room only; offices closed)
For current hours, please call 402-471-3272
Closed on state holidays 

 

Library / Reference Room Hours:
Tuesday - Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm, limited service
Closed Sunday and Monday
For current hours, please call 402-471-3272 

Events

August 23, 2017
12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Vietnam War: Lunch and Learns

Nebraska's PBS & NPR Stations invite you to attend a preview screening of The Vietnam War, a film by Ken Burns and...

August 30, 2017
12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Vietnam War: Lunch and Learns

Nebraska's PBS & NPR Stations invite you to attend a preview screening of The Vietnam War, a film by Ken Burns and...

September 6, 2017
12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Vietnam War: Lunch and Learns

Nebraska's PBS & NPR Stations invite you to attend a preview screening of The Vietnam War, a film by Ken Burns and...

Yearly memberships start at $32

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