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Help tell the many stories of Nebraska’s past. Become a member!

Your membership supports all History Nebraska programs and Nebraska History magazine. You’ll also enjoy discounts, free sites admission, and special events as well as the quarterly Nebraska History News

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Make a cash donation to help us acquire, preserve, and interpret Nebraska’s history. Gifts to History Nebraska help leave a legacy and may help your taxes, too!

The Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation is a 501(C3) not-for-profit corporation that also accepts gifts. 

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Volunteers are the heroes of History Nebraska.

So much history, so little time! Your work helps us share access to Nebraska’s stories at our museums and sites, the reference room, and online. 

Learn more about volunteering.

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Call us before you clean out that attic! Your Nebraska family’s photographs, letters, diaries, documents, home movies, tape recordings, videotapes, and artifacts can help tell our state’s stories.

Please contact us if you have items you might share. 


October 17, 2019
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Brown Bag Lecture: Beyond Lincoln: A History...


In this month's Brown Bag Lecture, Lincoln native Tayden Bundy will highlight the historical origins of ghost...

October 18, 2019
10:00am to 1:00pm

School's Out!

The Nebraska History Museum invites Lincoln families to join us for a day of bringing history to life on...

November 3, 2019
1:00pm to 8:30pm

Dia de los Muertos 2019

Experience the excitement and discover the meaning of El Dia de los Muertos, (the Day of the Dead) in downtown Lincoln!...

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