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Explore Nebraska Nebraska Historical Sites

Visit History! Discover the real places and people of our past at these History Nebraska sites.

Chimney Rock Museum

Chimney Rock Museum

Feel the awe and curiosity the pioneers experienced when they saw the most famous landmark on the Oregon, California, and Mormon Trails.

Fort Robinson History Center

Fort Robinson History Center

Explore Fort Robinson's complex past with exhibits in the 1905 post headquarters building that traces a history that from guarding the Red Cloud Agency (1874-77) through the housing of World War II German POWs (1943-46).

Neligh Mill State Historic Site

Neligh Mill State Historic Site

Sift through the story of milling in Nebraska and tour a mill with its original 1880s equipment still intact! The Neligh Mill is a surviving reminder of the grist mills that once dotted Nebraska's landscape.

Nebraska History Museum

Nebraska History Museum

12,000 years of history! Many people and cultures have made Nebraska their home. Come see fascinating artifacts and hear amazing stories from our rich past.

Senator George Norris State Historic Site

Senator George Norris State Historic Site

Norris spent over forty years in the U.S. Congress, fighting to make life better for common people. This humble house in McCook served as his home base from 1902 to 1944.

John G. Neihardt State Historic Site

John G. Neihardt State Historic Site

The Neihardt Center features exhibits and a library of works by and about Nebraska Poet Laureate John G. Neihardt. It is open daily, year-round and is open for group tours and special hours by appointment.

Thomas P. Kennard State Historic Site

Thomas P. Kennard State Historic Site

Built by Nebraska’s first secretary of state, the Kennard House is the oldest remaining building in Lincoln’s original plat. Victorian furnishings and exhibits interpret life in a new capital in a new state.

Nebraska Historical Marker Program

Nebraska Historical Marker Program

Our Historical Markers across the state highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past, helping communities recognize the people, places, and events significant on the local, state, and national level.

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Being a member is the easiest way to be involved in our mission to preserve and share our state's rich history. Find out how!

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Volunteers work with History Nebraska staff members to support our mission

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