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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 2, 2020
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Unladylike 2020: Nebraska Trailblazers and th...


The year 2020 is the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. Celebrate by joining us for a special screening of...

November 1, 2020

Virtual Dia de los Muertos 2020

On November 1st experience the excitement and discover the meaning of El Dia de los Muertos, (the Day of the Dead),...

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